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November 03, 2023

Here's where Philly voters can drop off mail-in ballots for the 2023 general election

The city has added six new locations since the primaries in May

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Philly residents can take their ballots to the Board of Elections office, mail them to that office or drop off their ballots in one of 24 drop boxes in the city.

On Tuesday, Philly residents will once again head to the polls to vote for a new mayor, city councilmembers and judges. But anyone who requested a mail-in ballot can participate in the general election now.

This year, there are more options for dropping off ballots. While the deadline to apply for a mail-in ballot has passed, voters still have time to submit them through three different methods

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The first is the United States Postal Service. Ballots should be postmarked to the Board of Elections office, which is located in Room 142 in City Hall. They must be received by 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, so allow a few days for their transit. Voters also can head to that office in person to hand off their ballots.

Another option is using one of the Philadelphia City Commissioners' 24 drop boxes. This network of drop boxes includes six new additions since the primaries in May, in neighborhoods ranging from Strawberry Mansion to Eastwick. Voters can access them until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, when they will be locked. Here's where to find them:

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