9/30/21:  The Lehigh County Office of Voter Registration is alerting residents that all mailings from the Voter Participation Center (VPC) hold no connection with the official Lehigh County Office of Voter Registration and are not affiliated with the County of Lehigh.  The Voter Participation Center’s efforts to increase voter enrollment have caused confusion or concerns with those already registered to vote. The Lehigh County Office of Voter Registration has no part in the development or distribution of the VPC’s mailings. No voter information has ever been shared. Residents should be advised that anyone who receives a VPC mailing can unsubscribe from future mailings by following the instructions found in the letter.

The Lehigh County Office of Voter Registration is the best agency equipped to offer accurate voter registration information, and any Lehigh County resident with voting questions or concerns should contact the office directly at 610-782-3194.


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Voter Office

Lehigh County Government Center
17 South Seventh Street
Allentown, PA 18101-2400
Phone 610-782-3194
Fax 610-770-3845

 Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   Monday through Friday

Saturday October 23 & 30 9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Tuesday October 26 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

If you have any questions about
Voter Registration,
please call (610) 782-3194

Welcome and thank you for visiting the 
Lehigh County Elections and Voter Registration website.


2021 Drop Box Locations

Drop boxes for mail ballots will be available for residents at five select municipal buildings in Lehigh County beginning October 18, 2021. On September 17th, 2020, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled that drop boxes will be allowed for the upcoming Elections. As a result, the Lehigh County Election Board finalized that five boxes will be available at the following locations: 


North Whitehall Township Building

  • 3256 Levans Road, Coplay, PA 18037
  • 610-799-3411
  • M-F 7:30AM- 4PM

District #2

Lehigh County Authority (LCA) Lobby

  • 1053 Spruce Road, Allentown, PA 18106
  • 610-398-2503
  • M-F 8:15AM- 4:45PM

District #3

Fountain Hill Borough  Building

  • 941 Long Street, Fountain Hill, PA 18015
  • 610-867-0301
  • M-F 8:30AM- 4:30PM

District #4

Lehigh County Government Center

  • 17 South 7th Street, Allentown, PA 18101
  • 610 782-3194
  • 24/7 Drop Box Main Entrance

District #5

Emmaus Borough Office

  • 28 South 4th Street, Emmaus, PA 18049
  • 610-965-9292
  • M-F 8AM-4PM

All locations will have drop boxes inside the building and will be available for use during normal municipal business hours. Ballots can be dropped off at these locations instead of by mail or by handing them to a Voter Registration Office employee. You may only drop off your ballot.  Certificate of Designated Agent forms can be found at  This will allow you to drop off someone else’s ballot if they are physically unable to do so.  Each drop box location will be monitored via electronic surveillance. 

All ballots must be enclosed in the Secrecy mailing envelope before being sealed in the mailing envelope. Secrecy envelopes cannot have any identifying marks.  Mailing envelope must be signed & dated.  Any ballots that fail to do this will not be counted. Full Press Release


2021 Municipal Primary Summary Results


Voter Registration

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2020 Mail-In Ballot Instructional Video

2019 Voting Instructional Video

Casting of Lots - Tie Votes  19NOV21 Noon 43A&B (Tie Vote Report)

1st Certification - 17NOV21 (Results)  Final Certification 22NOV21

Election Board Meeting - Final Certification 22NOV21 2pm (Agenda)

2021 Municipal Election Pre-Canvassing ZOOM 02NOV21 0700AM

2021 Municipal Election SAMPLE Ballots

2021 Municipal Election Ballot (Official)

2021 Municipal Election Plain English Statement - City of Allentown

2021 Municipal Election Plain English Statement - Lower Macungie Township

2021 Municipal Election Plain English Statement - Upper Saucon Township

Election Board Meeting 17SEP21 10AM  (Agenda)


Voter Accessible Ballot Application

Why am I getting a Mail Ballot application?  (Click Me)

Here are your options for clarity:

One – fill out the application and you will receive ballots this year and remain on the permanent list.  You will receive another letter next February.

Two – Fill out the “Request to Cancel my permanent Voter Status”, Print your name & address somewhere on the form.  We will also be checking return addresses on the envelope.  You will be removed from the permanent mail voting list.  You will have to vote at your polling locations or request a mail ballot.  You will not receive a letter next February.

Three – do nothing.  You will not be mailed a ballot in 2021, but you will receive another letter next February.

2021 Municipal Primary Proclamation

2021 Municipal Primary UMOVA Notice

Authorize Designated Agent Form for Mail-in or Absentee Ballot (English) (Spanish)

Coronavirus concerns about voting at the polls?  Please complete a Mail-In Application not an Absentee Application.

Mail-In Ballot Application

Ballot Application

Who May Vote by Civilian Absentee Ballot? 

  • Absentee ballots are for voters, who are not military or overseas voters, who have a reason for absence, including voters who will not be in their municipality on Election Day due to work or vacation, voters who are celebrating a religious holiday, voters with disabilities, and voters such as college students who also may be away from the municipality on Election Day, if they don’t choose to vote where they go to school. Absentee ballots are also for those who are unable to attend their polling place due to illness or physical disability.

Who May Vote by Mail-In Ballot?

  • If a voter does not qualify as an absentee voter, they are eligible for a mail-in ballot. An excuse is not required for a mail-in ballot. For example, if the voter won't be absent from a municipality on Election Day and would prefer to vote from home, they may request a mail-in ballot.

Poll Watcher Policy 29SEP16

Electronic Campaign Finance Application Deployed and Now Available 07JAN19

Municipal Primary: May 18, 2021 Municipal Election: November 2, 2021

Lehigh County is always looking for Registered Voters to Work the Polls. For poll worker information and an application to apply, click here


Voting at Polls

ONLY First Time Voters must show ID at Polls:

 Are at this precinct for the first time?

 If you answered YES, then you will be required to provide one of the following approved forms of Identification.

 Approved forms of photo identification (ID must be valid):

  • PA driver's license or PA State Id card issued by PennDOT
  • ID issued by any other Commonwealth agency 
  • ID issued by the U.S. Government 
  • U.S. Passport 
  • U.S. Armed Forces ID 
  • Student ID 
  • Employee ID 

Approved forms of non-photo identification (ID must include the name and address of the elector):
  • Voter's identification card issued by the voter registration office 
  • Non-photo ID issued by the Commonwealth 
  • Non-photo ID issued by the U.S. Government 
  • Firearm permit 
  • Current bank statement
  • Current paycheck
  • Government check