Bureau of Elections

Planning a visit?

The Cumberland County Bureau of Elections is open to the public during normal business hours. You can schedule an appointment online or you can call our office at 717-240-6385.


May 18, 2021 Municipal Primary

Sample Ballots
Democratic, republican & non-partisan sample ballots, by precinct, as they will appear on the voting machine.

Statewide Constitutional Amendments, Statewide Referendum & Local Liquor License Questions:
All Cumberland County voters will have primary ballot questions appearing on their ballots. Here you will find the wording of the questions and the corresponding Plain English Statements.

Official Notice of Election for Military & Overseas Voters:
This is an official notice of a Municipal Primary to be conducted on May 18, 2021 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

Official Notice of Canvassing of Mail-In & Absentee Ballots:
Canvassing - Mail In & Absentee - Public Notice

Election / Voter Services Functions

  • Registering voters
  • Conducting elections
  • Maintaining the registration of all voters
  • Preparing notices of elections and lists of offices
  • Accepting / verifying nomination petitions
  • Preparing official and specimen ballots
  • Administering the Campaign Expenditure Act

Additional Responsibilities

  • Establishing voting precincts
  • Locating polling places
  • Training election officers to staff the polls on Election Day
  • Preparing all election supplies to be used at the polls on Election Day