2012-04-12


PUBLIC NOTICE: Alternative Ballots for Inaccessible Polling Locations

PITTSBURGH – Under Public Law 98-435, senior and disabled voters who are assigned to the inaccessible polling places listed below must be given an alternative means of casting their ballots:

Municipality

Ward

District

Location

Haysville

00

01

One Ohio River Boulevard - Storeroom

Pittsburgh

24

01

1011 Haslage Street – St. Ambrose School

Pittsburgh

26

17

18 Schubert Street – St. Peter’s United Church of Christ

Eligibility to vote by alternative ballot is based on meeting the following three requirements:

  1. The individual must be registered to vote in Allegheny County.
  2. The individual must be 65 years of age or older, or have a temporary or permanent physical disability that prohibits the individual from entering a polling place with architectural barriers.
  3. The individual’s polling place appears on the list above.

Applications for alternative ballots are available in person at the Allegheny County Elections Division in Room 601 of the County Office Building located at 542 Forbes Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh or by visiting World Wide Web Icon votesPA.  Eligible voters may also obtain an application by calling 412-350-4520.  Applications must be returned no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17th.

After an application is received, the applicant will be sent an absentee ballot that must be voted and returned to the Elections Division no later than 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24th.

If you have any questions concerning your voting rights, contact the Allegheny County Elections Division at 412-350-4520.

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