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Voter Information

Department Overview

Important Upcoming Dates

April 22, 2019 – Last day to register for the PA primary

You may register to vote if you are a U.S. citizen and will be 18 years old on or before May 21.

May 21, 2019 – PA Primary

Residence halls close to all but seniors at 11:59 p.m. on May 17. Non-seniors registered to vote in Swarthmore will need to request an absentee ballot


Please explore all of the content below as the rules for registration and voting may be somewhat more complicated than you might think.


Registration can sometimes be a little tricky, but don't worry. We've got you covered.

Get the scoop on registering


Are your registered to vote? Great! Now it's time to prepare for voting. 

Make a plan to vote


Find out why Swarthmore is working hard to increase student voting and how you can participate.

Get engaged