Last day to register to vote in the primary

To vote in the May 16, 2017 Democratic primary, you must be registered as a Democrat in the City of Philadelphia by April 17. Here's how to make sure you're ready.

To register to vote in person, visit either:
• the Philadelphia Voter Registration Office at 520 N Columbus Blvd, 5th Floor
• the Philadelphia County Board of Elections in City Hall, Room 142
Both are open from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.

To register to vote by mail, pick up a voter registration application at a US Post Office, Philadelphia public library, state liquor store or other state government office, or download an application from pavoterservices.pa.gov. Mail your application to 520 N Columbus Blvd, 5th Floor, Philadelphia PA 19123.

The last day to apply for an absentee ballot is May 9. All absentee ballots must be received by May 12.