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2024 Presidential Primary: Mail Ballots, Office Hours, and Drop Boxes

The initial mailing of requested ballots for the 2024 Presidential Primary Election occurred on March 28th, 2024, and will continue until all ballots are mailed out.

The Philadelphia County Board of Elections Office in City Hall, Room 140, is now open for in-person mail ballot services. Voters should enter through the south gate of City Hall. This office is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

The Satellite Election Office located at 4029 Market Street is open for voter registration and in-person mail ballot services. The Satellite Election Office is open from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday, and 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM every Saturday and Sunday.

At both locations, voters may apply for a mail ballot in person, receive it, complete it, and return it, all in the same visit.

The deadline to register to vote in the 2024 Presidential Primary is Monday, April 8, 2024. Voters can register online, in person at a Philadelphia County Election Office, or by mail. For more information, visit our How To Register page.

The deadline to apply for your mail ballot is Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at 5:00 PM. Voters can apply for an emergency absentee ballot if an emergency (an unexpected trip or illness, for example) arises after the deadline for absentee ballot applications. An “emergency absentee application” may be obtained from the Board of Elections, either in person or by mail. Emergency applications and completed ballots MUST be received by the County Board of Elections no later than 8:00 PM on Election Day. For more information, visit our Vote by Mail page.

In-Person Mail Ballot Services

City Hall Room 140
(Enter Through the South Gate)
Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Voter Registration and In-Person Mail Ballot Services
Satellite Election Office
4029 Market St.
Monday – Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Mail Ballot Drop Box Locations:

  • City Hall (South Broad Apron): 1400 John F Kennedy Blvd, 19107
  • Corner of Kingsessing and S 50th St: 50th St & Kingsessing Ave, 19143
  • Corporal Jimmy O’Connor Memorial Playground : 4330 Deerpath Lane, 19154 (formerly Chalfont Playground)
  • Dorothy Emanuel Rec. Center: 8500 Pickering Street, 19150
  • Eastern State Penitentiary: 2027 Fairmount Ave, 19130
  • Eastwick Library: 2851 Island Ave, 19153
  • Election Warehouse: 11311 Roosevelt Blvd, 19154
  • Engine 55 Fire Station: 101 W Luzerne St, 19140
  • Engine 64 Fire Station: Benner St and Rising Sun Ave, 19111
  • Ford PAL Rec. Center: 609 Snyder Ave, 19148
  • Heitzman Rec: 3645 Amber St, 19134
  • Independence Branch Library: 18 S 7th St, 19106
  • Kendrick Rec: 5822 Ridge Ave, 19128
  • Markward Playground: 400 S Taney St, 19146
  • Overbrook Park Library: 7422 Haverford Ave, 19151
  • Pelbano Rec. Center: 8101 Bustleton Ave, 19152
  • Pleasant Playground: 6757 Chew Ave, 19119
  • Satellite Election Office – 3rd Council District: 4029 Market St, 19104
  • Shepard Rec. Center: 5700 Haverford Ave, 19131
  • Shissler Rec. Center: 1800 Blair Street, 19125
  • Smith Playground: 2100 S 24th St, 19145
  • Stenton Playground: 4600 N 16th, 19140
  • Strawberry Mansion HC: 2840 W Dauphin St, 19132
  • Vogt Rec. Center: 4131 Unruh Ave, 19135
  • Voter Registration Office, Riverview Place : 520 N Columbus Blvd, 19123

Voters may only drop off their own ballot. If a voter has a physical disability or illness which prevents them from personally picking up or returning their Absentee or Mail-in Ballot, they should complete the form to designate an agent to transport their ballot and submit the completed forms along with their ballot, secured with a rubber band or paper clip to the outside of the ballot. The Designation and Certification of Agent Form can be downloaded below. Designation and Certification of Agent Form (English)

Posted on: April 2, 2024

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