Elections and Voting 🗳️

The General Election is on Tuesday, November 3. Polls are open on election day from 7 AM – 8 PM.

➡️ Find Your Polling Place

October 19: Last day to register to vote before the General Election

October 27: Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot

November 3: Completed mail-in/civilian absentee ballots due by 8 PM

November 3: GENERAL ELECTION Polls are open from 7 AM – 8 PM

Monday, October 19 is the last day to register before the November 3 election. 

➡️ Register To Vote

➡️ Confirm Your Registration

➡️ Update Your Registration

Your completed application must be received in the county office by 5 PM on Tuesday, October 27.

➡️ Apply to Vote by Mail

Your completed mail-in/civilian absentee ballots are due by 8 PM on Tuesday, November 3.

➡️ Lancaster Board of Elections


Explore voting issues ahead of Election Day on November 3.


Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation
by Andrew Marantz


Drawing the Vote
by Tommi Jenkins
illustrated by Kati Lacker


The Embattled Vote in America: From the Founding to the Present
by Allan J. Lichtman


The Folly and the Glory: America, Russia, and Political Warfare, 1945-2020
by Tim Weiner


For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics
by Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry, and Minyon Moore with Veronica Chambers


Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America
by Ari Berman


How To Read The Constitution — And Why
by Kimberly Wehle


Let the People Pick the President: The Case for Abolishing the Electoral College
by Jesse Wegman


One Person, No Vote
by Carol Anderson


Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America
by Stacey Abrams


Say It Louder!: Black Voters, White Narratives, and Saving Our Democracy
by Tiffany D. Cross


See Jane Win: The Inspiring Story of the Women Changing American Politics
by Caitlin Moscatello


Thank You For Voting: The Maddening, Enlightening, Inspiring Truth About Voting in America
by Erin Geiger Smith


What You Should Know About Politics — But Don’t: A Nonpartisan Guide to the Issues that Matter
by Jessamyn Conrad

Explore voting issues ahead of Election Day on November 3.

Around America to Win the Vote
by Mara Rockliff
Clifford for President
by Acton Figueroa
Lillian’s Right to Vote
by Jonah Winter
V Is For Voting
by Kate Farrell
We Are the Change
by Selino Alko
The Kids’ Complete Guide to Elections
by Emma Carlson Berne
Lifting As We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot Box
by Evette Dionne
Presidential Nominations
by Danielle Haynes
Presidential Primaries and Caucuses
by Danielle Haynes
Presidential Races: The Battle for Power in the United States
by Arlene Morris-Lipsman
Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the Selma Voting Rights March
by Lynda Blackmon Lowery
What’s the Big Deal About Elections?
by Ruby Shamir
Drawing the Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Voting In America
by Tommy Jenkins
illustrated by Kati Lacker
One Person, No Vote: How Not All Voters are Treated Equally
by Carol Anderson
Unpresidented: A Biography of Donald Trump
by Martha Brockenbrough

Kids! Don’t miss your chance to vote for President of the Children’s Books.

☮️ Pete the Cat promises to make everything groovy again.
🕸 Charlotte vows to teach everyone to read and write.
🌳 And, a vote for the Lorax is a vote for the trees.

🗳 Read more about their policies and their running mates HERE, then visit the library to cast your vote. You have until November 3! 📕📖📘

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