ARTICLE VII ELECTIONS Sec. 1. Qualifications of electors. 2. General election day. 3. Municipal election day; offices to be filled on election days. 4. Method of elections; secrecy in voting. 5. Electors privileged from arrest. 6. Election and registration laws. 7. Bribery of electors. 8. Witnesses in contested elections. 9. Fixing election districts. 10. Viva voce elections. 11. Election officers. 12. Disqualifications for service as election officer. 13. Contested elections. 14. Absentee voting. Adoption. Unless otherwise noted, the provisions of present Article VII (formerly Article VIII) were adopted December 16, 1873, 1874 P.L.3, effective January 1, 1874. The present article heading was amended May 16, 1967, P.L.1048, J.R.5, and the article was renumbered from VIII to VII by proclamation of the Governor of July 7, 1967, P.L.1063. Prior Provisions. Former Article VII (Oath of Office) was repealed by amendment of May 17, 1966, 1965 P.L.1928, J.R.10. The subject matter is now contained in section 3 of Article VI (Public Officers). § 1. Qualifications of electors. Every citizen 21 years of age, possessing the following qualifications, shall be entitled to vote at all elections subject, however, to such laws requiring and regulating the registration of electors as the General Assembly may enact. 1. He or she shall have been a citizen of the United States at least one month. 2. He or she shall have resided in the State 90 days immediately preceding the election. 3. He or she shall have resided in the election district where he or she shall offer to vote at least 60 days immediately preceding the election, except that if qualified to vote in an election district prior to removal of residence, he or she may, if a resident of Pennsylvania, vote in the election district from which he or she removed his or her residence within 60 days preceding the election. (Nov. 5, 1901, P.L.881, J.R.1; Nov. 7, 1933, P.L.1559, J.R.5; Nov. 3, 1959, P.L.2160, J.R.3; May 16, 1967, P.L.1048, J.R.5) Age of Electors. The age at which a citizen is entitled to vote was changed from 21 to 18 years of age. See Amendment XXVI to the Constitution of the United States and section 701 of the act of June 3, 1937 (P.L.1333, No.320), known as the Pennsylvania Election Code.