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You have the right to vote
–if you have been convicted of a felony and released
–while awaiting trial, even if you’re in jail while you wait
–if you are on probation or parole
–while doing time for a misdemeanor
To register to vote in Pennsylvania you must be:
–a US citizen
–at least 18 years old by Election Day
–a resident of Pennsylvania and your election district for at least 30 days before the election
To register to vote or request an absentee ballot you can call
1-800-552-VOTE or the Allegheny County board of elections:
412-350-4520. Dates to Register for each election change based on the election, and can be found at http://www.county.allegheny.pa.us/elect/cal.aspx
If you are in jail you need to request an absentee ballot. Use your home address (or place where you receive mail) as your residence and use the jail address for where you want to get your ballot.
Pennsylvania League of Young Voters, 412.728.2197 The Union Project Building 801 N. Negley Ave., Suite 5 Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Sign up for the list serve at http://indyvoter.org/join
State affiliate of the leading independent political organization for young voters. State organization is also affiliated with the
PA Hip Hop Political Convention.
Everybody VOTE 412.361.1111 The Union Project Building 801 N. Negley Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15206 http://www.everybodyvote.org
Pittsburgh‘s collaborative of nonprofit / nonpartisan voter engagement initiatives. Affiliated with Center for Civic Participation, Nonprofit Voter Engagement Network and the Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership. One-stop web service for all your questions on voting, registration and organizing.
The Pennsylvania Center for Women, Politics, and Public Policy
Chatham College, Woodland Road, Phone: (412) 365-1878
http://www.pcwppp.org/ A comprehensive list of resources.
League of Women Voters, Community Information Center
Phone/Fax: 412.261.4284 425 Sixth Avenue, Suite 1490, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Run, Baby, Run YWCA Greater Pittsburgh, 305 Wood St., Downtown
Nonpartisan candidate training, focusing on electing women to office.
Contact: Gloria Forouzan, email@example.com (waiting on contact clarification)
Gertrude Stein Political Club 412-734-1474 P.O. Box 8108
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 http://www.gertrudesteinclub.org/
League of Gay and Lesbian Voters firstname.lastname@example.org
5819-B Forward Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15217
GLBT Liberty PA 412) 661-0840 401 N. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 http://www.libertypa.org/ Building the GLBT vote by making phone calls, canvassing, and reaching out to the LGBT community and LGBT-friendly voters.
Democracy for Pittsburgh Local organization of Democracy for America members. Endorses candidates and sponsors candidate forums. Meets monthly. Sign up for the list serve at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PGHDemocracyforUSA/
MoveOn Pittsburgh Local organization of MoveOn.org members
Progress Pittsburgh A coalition of citizens who think it’s time for change.
Sign up for the Crash The Party list serve at http://progresspittsburgh.net/mailman/listinfo/crashtheparty_progresspittsburgh.net
Center for Progressive Leadership 215-923-5165 325 Chestnut Street, Suite 915 Philadelphia, PA 19106 email@example.com http://www.progressleaders.org/states/pastaff.htm State affiliate offers nonpartisan political training to develop the next generation of progressive elected and political leadership. Offer yearly fellowship programs and multi-day trainings.
Progressive Majority State affiliate. Provides candidate training, resources, endorsements and financial resources for progressive local candidates, toward the goal of building a “farm team” of progressive candidates and elected officials. http://www.progressivemajority.org/stateprograms/pa/
Contact Betsy Magley, Pennsylvania Co-Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
ACLU Pittsburgh, 412-681-7736 Know your voting rights. The ACLU of Pennsylvania is committed to the ensuring that all citizens are able to cast their votes and have them accurately counted. Ex-felons are allowed to vote in Pittsburgh. http://www.aclupa.org/issues/votingissues.htm
ACORN Pittsburgh Phone: 412-441-6551
ACORN does a lot of voter registration. email@example.com