Welcome to the County of Berks
Welcome to the Office of Election Services
Goals & Objectives
 
It is the goal of this office to administer Voter Registration and conduct Elections in accordance with Federal and State voter registration and election laws. The office of Election Services maintains the accuracy of 260,000 registered voters for Berks County. Maintains boundary maps and descriptions for the 202 voting districts; locates accessible and suitable polling places; trains and processes payroll for 1200 polling place officials and processes candidate nomination petitions. It also prepares and packages various election materials required by polling officials; maintains, services and prepares approximately 500 electronic voting machines; processes Absentee, Alternative and Provisional Ballots; and certifies Official Election Returns. Lastly, it informs candidates, political party committees, the media and the general public of the voter registration and election process.

 

Petition packets are available digitally at the link above or they can be obtained in the Election Services office, Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 5:00PM.

The first day to circulate and file nomination petitions is February 14, 2023.      
 
The last day to circulate and file nomination petitions is 5:00 PM on March 7, 2023. 


Candidates are entitled to one (1) free list the year they are running for office. Candidates  should submit the completed request form to elections@countyofberks.com or fax to      610.478.6218.  We encourage you to provide your email address if you wish to receive the  walking list electronically.

  • Online Complaint Form
    • if you believe your rights have been violated,
    • if you have a complaint about how elections in Pennsylvania are conducted, or
    • are aware of any voter fraud, please use the online form to let us know about it.
Contact Information
 
Address:
Berks County Election Services
Berks County Services Center
633 Court Street, 1st Floor 
Reading, PA  19601
 
Phone:   610-478-6490
Fax:   610-478-6218
 
 
Hours:  Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
 
 
 
 
Important Election Information 
 
  
  
 
 
 
Voting
  
  
 
Help Wanted at our
Polling Locations
  
Pollworkers are needed in the City and County polling locations.  Please see links below for further information.  
 
 
  


Three ways to apply:

1. Click here​ to apply online
 
2.Email our office at pollworkers@countyofberks.com

3. Call our office at 610-478-6490.
 







 
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