Elections & Voter Registration

Overview

The Office of Registration and Elections is accountable for effectively conducting all elections and voter registrations throughout Greene County.  The staff must undertake a broad spectrum of duties to assure a smooth election process.  Responsibilities of this office include processing and updating voter registration records, the procurement of appropriate polling places, programming and maintaining election machines and instruction of district boards for each election.  Most importantly, this office is responsible for preparation of all ballots, including absentee and mail-in ballots, so every citizen of Greene County has the opportunity to exercise their right to vote. 
 

Your vote is your voice as an American citizen. It is your opportunity to be heard. Your vote holds elected officials accountable for their decisions and provides you a say in important issues that affect your community. On Election Day, every vote matters.

Contact Information

Greene County Office Building
93 East High Street.
Room 102
Waynesburg, PA 15370
Hours of Operation: M-F, 8:30AM to 4:30 PM

Department Contacts:

Judy Snyder
Director
Kelli Dugan
Elections Manager

Poll Worker Information

Poll Worker Information



 

 

2021 MUNICIPAL PRIMARY POLL WORKER CLASS SCHEDULE

Poll worker classes have been scheduled for the upcoming Primary election for May 3rd, 4th, and 5th.  Classes will be held daily at 9:30A.M., 2:00P.M. and 5:30P.M. at the Greene County Fairgrounds.  You are only required to attend one class.  CLICK HERE for online registration.  Classes are limited to 30 people per class.  If you have any questions feel free to call our office at 724-852-5230. 


Poll Workers Needed! 

Elections are made possible by regular citizens, like you, serving as poll workers across Pennsylvania.  Get involved today to help do your part for election integrity.  If you are interested in becoming a poll worker fill out the PA Poll Worker Interest Form

  • Must be registered to vote in the county where you wish to work
  • Cannot be a government official or employee
  • Cannot have your name on the current ballot (see exceptions below)
    • If you are a current elected Judge of Elections or Inspector and seeking re-election on the current ballot, you MAY work your polling location.
    • If you are a current poll worker and are running for an office OTHER than Judge of Elections or Inspector you may NOT work the polls. 
  • Poll workers are required to work the entire day on election day

  • Judge of Elections - This position is filled during municipal elections and serve a four year term.  The Judge of Elections is the person in charge a the polling place. 
  • Inspectors (Majority & Minority) - These positions are also filled during municipal elections and server a four year term.  The Inspectors work together with the Judge of Elections to manage the polling place, keep track of the number of voters, and deliever the returns to the county election office at the end of the day. 
  • Clerks - These workers help check-in voters, manage the lines, and make sure voters know what to do at each step of the voting process. 

Public Notices

The Greene County Board of Elections will meet on Thursday, May 6, 2021 directly following the Commissioners regular scheduled meeting.  The meeting will be held in the Commissioners Meeting Room, first floor of the County Office Building, 93 E. High St, Waynesburg, PA.
Mike Belding, Chairman 
                                                                   Betsy McClure, Vice Chairman
Blair Zimmerman, Secretary
 Board of Elections
 
Attest:
Judy Snyder, Director

During the May 18, 2021 Primary election, Pennsylvania voters will vote on three constitutional amendments and one statewide referendum.  The below links provide the questions as it will appear on the ballot, as well as, a plain English statement prepared by the Office of the Attorney General.   
All registered voters of the Commonwealth are eligible to vote on these amendments, regardless of your political party. 

Proposed Amendments to the Constitution of Pennsylvania

Statewide Referendum - Act 2020-91

In accordance with the provisions of the Pennsylvania Election Code, notice is hereby given to the electors of Greene County, Pennsylvania, that a Municipal Primary will be held in said county on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M., prevailing time, for the nomination of candidates to be elected to the following offices at the Municipal Election, November 2, 2021.  The Democratic and Republican Parties are eligible to nominate candidates in the County of Greene.  Click here to see all available offices.  

The various offices listed in this notice were compiled by the County Board of Elections from information furnished to it by the Secretary of the Commonwealth and by the clerks and secretaries of the Boroughs, Townships and School Districts in Greene County.  The County Board of Elections request that any errors or omissions noted by any said official be at once reported to the Board of Elections located in the Greene County Office Building, 93 E. High Street, Room 102, Waynesburg, PA.

CASTING OF LOTS to determine ballot position on the May 18th Municipal Primary Ballot will begin at 11:00 a.m. on March 17th in the first-floor conference room at the Greene County Office Building.

Candidates for a public office are required to file a campaign finance report or statement by the deadlines set by the state of Pennslyvania.  Click here for a full list the 2021 Campaign Finance Reporting Dates.  Below are quick links to the necessary forms. For further information on Campaign Finance Reporting Law, click here.

If you need any additional forms not listed above, click here.  

2021 PA Elections Important Dates to Remember:
Mark your Calendars! Below are some important dates to remember for 2021. For a full listing of 2021 PA Elections Important dates, click here.  

  • May 3rd: Last day to register before the Primary Election
  • May 11th: Last day to apply for a mail-in or absentee ballot
  • May 18th: Primary Election
  • October 18th: Last day to register before the November election
  • October 26th: Last day to apply for mail-in or absentee ballot 
  • November 2nd: Municipal Election
NOTE: All dates are subject to change without notice. 

Voter Registration Information

If you would like to register to vote you can click here and register online or stop by one of the below locations to pick up a registration form. 
  • Greene County Elections office
  • Local Post Office
You may also download a registration form and mail it to the below address:
Greene County -Bureau of County Registration & Elections
93 E High Street, Rm 102
Waynesburg, PA 15370

Please note, if you do not select a certified political party (Democrat or Republican) you are unable to vote in the Primary Elections.  This election is for parties to nominate candidates.  Minor political parties (Non-partisan, no affiliation, Independent, etc) can only vote if there is a question on the ballot.

You can update your current voter registration online, by mail or in person using the Voter Registration Application and checking the change boxes that apply.  You must update your voter registration if you:
  • move/change your address
  • change your name
  • want to change your political party
If you have any questions regarding how to make changes to your voter registration you may contact our office at 724-852-5230.

If you would like to check any of the below information on your Pennslyvania voter registration click here.
  • Active Status
  • Political Party
  • Voting District
  • Polling Place
  • Permanent Voter Status
If you have any questions regarding your voter registration status feel free to contact us at 724-852-5230 or email elections@co.greene.pa.us

Mail-In & Absentee Ballot Information

If you are a permanent or annual voter and would like to cancel your ballot request for any upcoming elections please fill out the below form and send the completed form to our office.  

Request to Cancel My Ballot Request 

All voters may request a mail-in ballot for any reason but absentee ballots should only be requested by voters with disabilities, an illness or who will be absent from their municiplaity on Election day.  You have three options to request a mail-in or absentee ballot.  Please note, if you would like to receive a mail-in ballot for the remainder of this year and would like to automatically receive an annual application for mail-in ballots, be sure to fill out section 7 on the application. If you do not wish to receive the annual application skip this section. 

A designated agent is a person designated by a voter who is unable to obtain or return their mail-in or absentee ballot in person.  A voter may designate an agent on their behalf if they have a disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, and it prevents them from doing any of the following:
  • Submitting a paper application for a mail-in or absentee ballot
  • Obtaining your mail-in or absentee ballot in person
  • Returning your voted mail-in or absentee ballot
If you meet the above criteria and would like to authorize a designated agent to obtain or return your ballot please fill out the Authorize a Designated Agent form here
 

Polling Location Information

2021 Polling Locations:

Not sure where your polling location is?  Click here for a full list of precinct polling locations.  Please note that the polling locations for the below precincts have changed for the Primary and General elections in 2021.
  • Carmichaels Borough
  • Jefferson #3
  • Waynesburg Borough, Ward 3
If you have any questions feel free to contact our office at 724-852-5320.

Military Absentee Voter Information

Official Notice of Election for Military and Overseas Voters - 2021 Municipal Primary


How to Request a Military Absentee Ballot:

If you are military and cannot vote at your polling place on Election Day, you are able to vote with an absentee ballot.  Below are the different ways you can request your military absentee ballot. 
  • Request that the state e-mail an absentee ballot application to your e-mail by sending an e-mail to stsvcuocavaabs@pa.gov
  • Request that the state mail you a paper absentee ballot application by sending an e-mail to ST-OUCAVAQues@pa.gov
  • Complete and send a Federal Post Card Application for to our office at the below address.  If you would like your ballot e-mailed to you, please mark the box that says e-mail in block 5 of this application. 
Greene County-Bureau of County Registration & Elections
93 E High Street, Rm 102
Waynesburg, PA 15370

2021 Important Dates for Military Absentee Voters:
  • May 18th: Municipal Primary Election
  • May 25th: Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (submitted for delivery no later than 11:59 PM on May 17th)
  • Nov 2nd: Municipal Election
  • Nov 9th: Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (submitted for delivery no later than 11:59PM on  November 1st)

Federal Voter Information

Official Notice of Election for Military and Overseas Voters - 2021 Municipal Primary

If you are a Federal Voter and you have not received your absentee ballot in enough time to meet your state's deadlines, please use this ballot as a backup.

Municipal Resources

Thinking of running for office in your township/borough or county but have questions?  Click on the office for which you would like to run to learn more!  If you have any questions regarding township/borough offices please contact your township/borough. Click here for a contact list.  If you are seeking a county position you may call the Elections office or stop in. 

If you are considering running for School Board Director below are a few resources to help.  

Legal and Technical Considerations for School Director Candidates
What does it take to be a School Director?

Please note, School Directors are able to cross-file.  Cross-filing means that a candidate can run on both the Republican and Democratic ballot.  If a candidate decides to cross file they are required to circulate two sets of petitions and all other required paperwork.  The candidate must have someone from their opposite party circulate the petition for the opposite ballot.  Electors must sign the petition for the party in which they are registered.  A Republican elector cannot sign a Democratic petition.  If you have questions regarding cross-filing feel free to contact our office, 724-852-5230. 

Act 48 2015 establishes additional requirements for individuals wishing to run for the office of tax collector and creates mandatory basic qualification and continuing education requirements for all tax collectors (Effective January 1, 2017). 
  • Individuals running for the office of tax collector, for the first time, must include a report of criminal history record from the PA State Police when filing their nomination petition with the county board of elections.  This report must be obtained within 1 year of filing the petition. This section does not apply to an individual filing a nomination petition for a second or subsequent term in the office of tax collector
  • If an individual filing a nomination petition, for the first time, has not been a resident of this Commonwealth for the two years immediately preceding the filing of the petition, they must also submit a report of Federal criminal history record  with the county board of elections.  This report must be obtained within 1 year of filing the petition. This section does not apply to an individual filing a nomination petition for a second or subsequent term in the office of tax collector.
  • An individual who has been elected for the office of tax collector must qualify for bond before he/she enters into the duties of office.
  • The Tax collector basic qualification class and examination must be completed before the Oath of Office for all new tax collectors.  Upon satisfactory completion of the class and examination, an individual will be considered a “Qualified” collector.
Click here for more information on Act 48. 

For more information about the Tax Collectors office please visit, www.pstca.org
 

Election Results

Election Results - Click the below links to view results