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2023 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS: Explainers and Infographics About the 2023 Municipal Closed Primary 
graphic explains officials elected in municipal elections
graphic with boxes and election dates and info
UNDERSTANDING ELECTIONS, a LWVPGH video, explains types and kinds of elections,
primary and general elections, political parties, and more.
(Video with ASL)
Municipal Elections 2023
Explainer why Municipal Elections affect citizens the most!
Closed Primary 2023
Learn how you can vote in the 2023 Primary.
Roles and Duties of Elected Officials
Coming Soon - One-Stop Shop for Voting and "Voters Guide" Candidate Information -LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS' WEBSITE
Make the most of ALL of the features of Vote411! en Espanol       Clickable Slide Deck        

YouTube VIDEO- Walkthrough

View LWVEF videos here and here.

ELECTION INTEGRITY: Find the "Journey of an Official Election Ballot" Video and Explainers About Our Secure Elections

WHY VOTE: Reasons Why It Is So Important to Vote, including "Happy 18th Birthday" and "Claim Your Power" Posters

VOTER REGISTRATION: Explainers, graphics, and downloadable PA Voter Registration Application, along with College Student's Explainer About Where to Register and How to Become a Poll Worker
9.22 NOTE that this application is still being accepted, but has been replaced with a downloadable PA Voter Registration/Mail-in Ballot Application.

WHAT'S NEW! Find the New Downloadable PA Voter Registration Application, and the Mail-in Ballot Downloadable Application, with Instructions and Instructional Video
Pennsylvania has a new, downloadable Voter Registration Application: 

The new form is now similar to the online application and gives voters the OPTION to request a mail-in ballot when registering to vote.
The older version of the form is no longer available to download at, but is still being accepted.

At the League of Women Voters, we've heard a lot of questions about the registration forms. 
These INSTRUCTIONS can help!  Watch this short video, below.
     Download the new paper Voter Registration Application from and below under "Voter Registration".
INSTRUCTIONS Revised Printed VR APP YouTube Video 10.22

MAIL-IN and ABSENTEE BALLOTS: Explainers and Infographics about How to Apply For and Complete Mail-in and
Absentee Ballots
INSTRUCTIONS - Mail-in & Absentee Ballot Application 9.21.22

PA No-excuse Mail-in Ballot APPLICATION
PA Absentee Ballot APPLICATION

HOW to CHOOSE a CANDIDATE and YOUR POLLING PLACE: Explainers about How to Choose a Candidate, Knowing Your Voting Rights, Poll Watchers, and When to Ask for a Provisional Ballot
Make a Plan graphic Brand Colors 9.22

Poll Watcher Guidance from PA DOS
Poll Workers and Poll Watchers 
LWVPA describes the difference between a "Poll Worker" and a "Poll Watcher".
Poll Watcher Guidance
Detailed "Poll Watcher" Guidance from the PA Department of State.

LEARN ABOUT the LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS: Walkthrough our Website, Understand "Program" and find our Membership Flyer
5 Reasons to Use LWVPGH Website graphic
Qualities of a League of Women Voters member graphic
LWVPGH Membership flyer
Graphic of Elements of League Program Cycle
Glossary of Terms for LWVPGH Program Cycle

FIND INFORMATION about Voting and Government: Find Explainers and Infographics about Democracy, Balance of Power, Understanding Elections, and How to Contact Your Government Officials using "Facts for Citizens"
Understand Elections, Get Involved, and Contact Your Officials  
graphic that describes elections in 6 steps

Understand PA State Government

graphic of PA state government

graphic describes how a bill is created
graphic of PA Unified Judicial System
graphic of process of petitioning

Understand Federal Government
describes 4 Founding Principles of Democracy
graphic describes federal and state government
graphic describes checks and balances
Graphic of Bill of Rights
graphic describes peaceful transfer of power

Resources for Civic Education
Word doc of civic education resources for teachers
Graphi of solving problems of democracy
Independent Learning Module about Democracy 101