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When Is the Next Election?

November 3, 2020

The next US General Election will be held November 3rd. The deadline to register to vote in Pennsylvania is October 19th

Voter Registration Information

Can I register to vote online?

Most states allow online registration, including Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland, but New Jersey has mail-in registration only. 

Voter registration links

Voting in Person

Where do I vote? Directions and map to the Fire Department voting location

All students registered to vote in Pennsylvania using their Gettysburg College address are in Gettysburg voting district #2, which will be voting at the Fire Department at 35 N Stratton St. It's just an 8 minute walk from campus!

If you aren't registered using your campus address, you can check with your local voter registration board to find your polling location. 

Directions to the Fire Department voting location

  1. From the Admissions Office on campus, walk East on Stevens Street.
  2. Turn right onto North Stratton Street.
  3. In about two blocks, the Fire Department will be on your left.

When can I vote?

In Gettysburg, the polls will be open on November 3rd from 7 am to 8 pm. 

More Adams County election resources are available on their website.

Sign up to Vote by Mail

How do I vote remotely?

Once you are registered to vote, you can request an absentee mail-in ballot. In Pennsylvania, absentee ballot applications are due October 27th

How do I return an absentee/mail-in ballot?

You can drop off your ballot in any USPS post office, or most states and counties have secure mail-in ballot drop boxes. You can find out where your local drop box is on the website of your local voter registration board. 

In Gettysburg, there is a secure dropbox in the lobby of the Adams County Courthouse, at 117 Baltimore Street. The courthouse is open for drop-off Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm. In Adams County, Pennsylvania, ballots must be received by 8 pm on November 3rd.

How to Contact Elected Officials

Want to contact your federal elected officials?

This list contains the contact information for the federal elected officials for Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The name of each representative is linked to his website. Emails can be sent to elected officials via contact pages on these websites.

Looking for a representative for a different Pennsylvania district? Search for your legislator in the PA General Assembly.

Not from Pennsylvania?

Click the "Find Other Federal Elected Officials" tab for more information.


Senator Bob Casey (Democrat)

Phone

717-231-7540 Harrisburg

202-224-6324 Washington, DC

215-405-9660 Philadelphia

Local Office Address

200 N Third St, Suite 14A       
Harrisburg, PA 17101

More Information

Contact Online


Senator Pat Toomey (Republican)

Phone

717-782-3951 Harrisburg

202-224-4254 Washington, DC

215-241-1090 Philadelphia

 

Local Office Address

320 Market Street, Suite 475E
Harrisburg, PA 17101

More Information

Contact Online

 


Congressman John Joyce (Republican) (Pennsylvania District 13)

Phone

717-753-6344 Chambersburg

202-225-2431 Washington, DC

Local Office Address

2100 Lincoln Way East, Suite B
Chambersburg, PA 17201

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Learn about your federally elected officials

Use these sites to find contact and political contribution information about your federal elected officials:

Want to contact your state or local elected officials?

This list contains the contact information for the state and local elected officials for Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The name of each representative is linked to his corresponding website contact page. Emails can be sent to elected officials via these contact pages.

Looking for a representative for a different Pennsylvania district? Try this website to find your representatives.

Not from Pennsylvania? Click the "Other State & Local Elected Officials" tab for more information.


Senator Doug Mastriano (Republican)

Phone

717-787-4651 Harrisburg

717-334-4169 Gettysburg

Local Office Address

16-A Deatrick Drive
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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Contact Online

 


Representative Dan Moul (Republican)

Phone

717-783-5217 Harrisburg

717-334-3010 Gettysburg

Local Office Address

30 W. Middle St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325
 

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Contact Online

 

 

Adams County Commissioners

Phone

717-337-9820 Gettysburg

Local Office Address

​117 Baltimore Street
​Room 201
​Gettysburg, PA 17325​ 

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Gettysburg Borough Council

Phone

717-334-1160 Gettysburg

Local Office Address

59 East High Street
Council Chambers
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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