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
(570) 253 5970 Ext. 4003
Fax: (570) 253-5432
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
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.
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.
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:
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
For information concerning the new Pennsylvania Voter ID Law, please go to VotesPA Website.
Important Dates for 2013
|First day to circulate and file nomination petitions||February 19|
|Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions||March 12|
|First day to circulate and file nomination papers||March 13|
|Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions||March 27|
|Last day to REGISTER before the primary||April 22|
|Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot||May 14|
|Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots||May 17|
|MUNICIPAL PRIMARY||May 21|
|First day to REGISTER after primary||May 22|
|Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (must be postmarked no later than May 20)||May 28|
|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 12|
|Last day to REGISTER before the NOVEMBER election||October 7|
|Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot||October 29|
|Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots||November 1|
|MUNICIPAL ELECTION||November 5|
|First day to REGISTER after November election||November 6|
|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