Elections and Voting

Erie County’s Elections and Voting office provides election services, ensuring citizens have equal access to the election process, protecting the integrity of votes, retaining official records, and maintaining a transparent, accurate and fair voting process.

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given, that the Erie County Board of Elections and/or its agents will convene at 9:00am on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, in room 112 at the Erie County Courthouse conduct the Recount for the Office of Judge of the Commonwealth Court ordered by Pennsylvania Secretary of State Degraffenreid. Erie County will first scan Election Day Ballots cast in 149 precincts in Erie County using the Central Scanner in room 112. The County is acquiring a different model scanner to read the mail-in and Absentee ballots accepted by the Board of Elections for the General Municipal Election as required by the Recount Statute. The scanning of Mail-in/Absentee Ballots will commence upon completion of Logic and Accuracy testing on the new scanner provided by Dominion Voting. Candidates, and or their Representatives, and their attorneys may observe the proceedings.

Your Erie County Voting System

If you plan on voting in person on Election Day watch this video on how voting in person will work (opens in new window).

You may also print the instructions.