Bureau Of Elections

Uniformed Military and Overseas Voter Act (UMOVA) and Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot (FWAB)

Election Results

Prior Election Results

Contact Information

WAYNE COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS

Wendell R. Kay, Chairman
Jonathan A. Fritz
Brian W. Smith

925 Court Street
Honesdale, PA 18431
Phone: (570) 253-5978
or
(570) 253 5970 Ext. 4003
Fax: (570) 253-5432

About

Cindy Furman – Director

The three Wayne County Commissioners constitute the County Board of Elections. The Bureau of Elections Office has two full-time employees.To register to vote you must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States for at least one month before the next election
  • Be a resident of Pennsylvania and your election district for at least 30 days before the next election
  • Be eighteen (18) years of age on the day of the next election

Where To Register

In Person

At the Bureau of Elections Office located on the third floor of the Court House Annex in the Wayne County Court House, 925 Court Street, Honesdale Pennsylvania.

By Mail

Mail In Forms are available by calling the Wayne County Bureau of Elections Office and various State Agencies.

Department of Transportation

When you renew, change address, change name or apply for a driver’s license.

Absentee Voting

Any qualified registered elector who will be absent from their Municipality or unable to vote due to an illness or physical disability is entitled to vote by absentee ballot. To obtain an absentee ballot application, call the Wayne County Bureau of Elections or send a request for a ballot containing the following information:

1. Name
2. Wayne County Address of residence
3. Address where to mail ballot
4. Date of Birth
5. Reason for request
6. Signature of person requesting ballot
7. You must include a PA driver’s license or the last four digits of your social security number.

For further information, visit or call the Wayne County Bureau of Elections
(check the top of this page for street address and phone numbers).


Applications and Information

Absentee and Voter Registration Applications

For information concerning the new Pennsylvania Voter ID Law, please go to VotesPA Website.


Important Dates for 2014

First day to circulate and file nomination petitions February 18
Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions March 11
First day to circulate and file nomination papers March 12
Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions March 26
Last day to REGISTER before the primary April 21
Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot May 13
Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots May 16
PRIMARY May 20
First day to REGISTER after primary May 21
Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (must be postmarked no later than May 20) May 27
Last day to circulate and file nomination papers August 1
Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers August 8
Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary August 11
Last day to REGISTER before the NOVEMBER election October 6
Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot October 28
Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots October 31
GENERAL ELECTION November 4
First day to REGISTER after November election November 5
Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (must be postmarked no later than November) November 12

Note: All dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice.


Registration Statistics as of October 18, 2013

Republican
Democratic
Green
Libertarian
Other
Total

16618
10214
115
185
4745
31877