Deadline to Submit Mail-In or Civilian Absentee Ballots

April 17, 2024

The Northampton County Elections Office is reminding voters that if they are voting by mail-in or civilian absentee ballot in this month’s General Primary Election, they should return their ballots as soon as possible to either the Elections Office or at a secure drop-box.


To ensure your ballot is counted, the Elections Office reminds voters to carefully follow the instructions included with their ballot. “Naked” ballots—those not enclosed in the inner secrecy envelope—will not be counted. Mail-in ballots will be accepted if:

  • The ballot is enclosed in the yellow secrecy envelope and sealed.
  • There are NO identifying marks or symbols on the secrecy envelope.
  • The return envelope is signed and dated on the back in the appropriate YELLOW boxes.
  • The ballot is returned to the Election’s Office NO LATER THAN 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23rd. USPS postmarks DO NOT count if received after this deadline.


Voters can return their mail-in or absentee ballots:

  • Directly to the Northampton County Election’s Office at the Government Center: 669 Washington Street, Easton, PA 18042.
  • At one of the seven secure ballot drop boxes located around the County. Accessing any of the below drop-off boxes does not require going through security at any location.

Northampton County Courthouse (Rotunda):

669  Washington St., Easton, PA 18042

  • Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • When dropping off a ballot, voters can park for free in the loading-and-unloading zone on Washington Street in front of the Courthouse or use the parking lot at the Wolf Avenue and Washington Street intersection.


Northampton County Human Services Building (Main Entrance Vestibule):

2801 Emrick Blvd., Bethlehem, PA 18020

  • Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Northampton County 911 Center (Main Entrance Vestibule):

100 Gracedale Ave., Nazareth, PA 18064

  • Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Bethlehem City Hall (Main Lobby):

10 E. Church St., Bethlehem, PA 18018

  • Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Election Day (Tuesday, April 23, 2024) accessible from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

NEW LOCATION: Washington Township Municipal Building (Main Entrance Vestibule):

1021 Washington Blvd., Bangor, PA 18013

  • Monday-Thursday from 7:00 a.m. -.4:00 p.m.
  • Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

NEW LOCATION: East Allen Township Municipal Building (Main Lobby):

5344 Nor Bath Blvd., Northampton, PA 18067

  • Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


NEW LOCATION: NCC Fowler Family Southside Center (Main Lobby):

511 E. 3rd St., Bethlehem, PA 18015

  • Monday-Thursday from 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday from 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


The last day for the Election’s Office to receive military and overseas absentee ballots is Tuesday, April 30, 2024.


Voters can check the status of their ballot online at Online/Absentee Ballot Tracking (




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