2021 General Election Information

Posted on Tuesday October 12, 2021
There are no changes to Cheltenham polling locations from 2021 Primary Election.
The General Election will be on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. 

Voter registration deadline is October 18. The last day to apply for a mail-in or absentee ballot is October 26.  Mail-in and absentee ballots MUST be RECEIVED no later than 8:00pm on November 2.  Voters may place mail-in or absentee ballots in the drop box located on the Tax Office Patio (far end of parking lot, 8230 Old York Rd.) beginning Saturday, October 16.  The drop-box will be open 24/7 through 8:00pm on November 2.

To find your polling place and more voter information, view our Voting page here.
To view the Voter Services page at the Montgomery County website, click here.

From the County:

Registering to Vote & Updating Voter Information: Residents must be registered to vote or make any changes or updates to their voter registration by October 18, 2021 to vote in the General Election on November 2, 2021. To check your voter registration information, visit

Absentee & Mail-In Ballots: Residents must apply to vote by mail by October 26. Ballots are being mailed daily to voters who have been approved. Sample ballots can be viewed at

Secure Ballot Drop Boxes: Eleven secure ballot drop boxes will be available starting on October 16 for residents to drop off completed mail-in ballots and absentee ballots. Ballots placed in the secure ballot boxes will be delivered daily to Montgomery County Voter Services by County sheriffs, and date stamped when they are received.  

Satellite Voter Services Offices: The County will operate satellite offices in Lansdale, Willow Grove, Pottstown & Lower Merion. Any resident can visit an office location to register to vote or update their voter registration (by October 18), apply to vote by mail, or receive their mail in ballot “on demand.” No appointments are needed. Voters can also return their mail-in or absentee ballot to a satellite office during operating hours. The Voter Services primary office at One Montgomery Plaza in Norristown can also provide these services from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; and from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday October 16 and 23. The primary office will also be open until 5 p.m. on October 26 which is the deadline to apply for mail-in or absentee ballots.  

Voting in Person: Residents who plan to vote in person can visit to find their polling location, answers to frequently asked questions, and information about the role of each person working within a polling location. The General Election will be held on November 2, 2021, the polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.  

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