Department of Elections

Marion Medalis, Director

Department of Elections

The Department of Elections in Lackawanna County is responsible for the administration of Elections in the County. Our responsibilities include registering voters, compiling and maintaining the registration of all voters. We prepare and publish notices of Elections, conduct Federal, State & County Elections. The office also accepts and verifies nomination petitions, prepare lists of offices for which candidates are to be nominated, administer the campaign expenditure act. We are responsible for establishing polling places for each voting precinct, training of election workers, and preparing all election supplies to be used at each election, canvass election returns, and certify election results. All voting equipment that is used in each election district is tested prior to the day of Election.


( Mail completed applications to: Lackawanna County Department of Elections, 123 Wyoming Ave., Floor 2, Scranton, Pa. 18503 )


Official Notice of Election for Military and Overseas Voters

CALENDAR FOR THE SPECIAL ELECTION TO BE HELD MARCH 12, 2019- REPRESENTATIVE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE 114TH DISTRICT IN THE COUNTY OF LACKAWANNA

Last day to register to vote before the Election- February 11

Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot- March 5

Last day for County Board of Election to receive voted civilian absentee ballots- March 8

Sample Ballots – Special Election March 12, 2019

CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTING DEADLINES

Report Complete Up To and Including Filing Deadline
2nd Friday Pre-Election February 25, 2019 March 1, 2019
24 Hour Reporting February 26, 2019 (begins) (ends/includes) March 12, 2019
30 Day Post-Election March 22, 2019 April 11, 2019

*Postmarks are acceptable as proof of timely filing when reports are postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service no later than the day before the filing deadline.


Important Dates for Municipal Primary Election- May 21, 2019:


PETITION INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES-2019

Last day to register to vote- April 22

Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot- May 14

Last day for County Board of Election to receive voted civilian absentee ballots- May 17


LATEST INFORMATION


2019 Important Dates


 CAMPAIGN FINANCE FORMS


2019 Campaign Finance Reporting Schedule

 Authorization for a Political Committee to Receive Funds on Behalf of a Candidate (DSEB-501)

 Political Committee Registration Statement (DSEB-500)

 Campaign Finance Report (DSEB-502)

 Campaign Finance Statement (DSEB-503)

 24 Hour Reporting Form

 Independent Expenditure Reporting Form (DSEB-505)

ADMINISTRATIVE CONTACT


Marion Medalis 
Director of Elections
Phone: 570-963-6737
Fax: 570-963-6691
Email:  
medalism@lackawannacounty.org

LOCATION


Lackawanna County Government Center
123 Wyoming Avenue, Floor 2
Scranton, PA 18503
 
Office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. (except holidays)