Deadline for Primary Election Registration

Scranton, PA – The Lackawanna County Department of Elections announces that Monday, April 18 is the last day to register to vote for the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, May 17. Registration forms are available at the Department of Elections Office, 2400 Stafford Ave., Scranton, and at the Lackawanna County Gateway Center, 135 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. Both offices are open Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Applications can be mailed to the Department of Elections, PO Box 4524, Scranton, PA 18505-6524. Mailed applications must be postmarked no later than April 18. Applications can also be dropped off by April 18 at the elections office or in the elections office lockbox at the Gateway Center. For more information, call 570-963-6737.

Attention Potential Candidates

Petitions and all required paperwork to run for public office in the May 17, 2011 Municipal Primary Election will be available for candidates to pick up starting February 1 at the Department of Elections, 2400 Stafford Ave., Scranton, Pa.