Poll Watchers and Observers

Apply for a Poll Watcher or Observer Certificate

Voter Services requests that all party/candidate watcher and observer certificate requests be submitted via a list through your local party representative.

Formatted excel sheets have been supplied to both county headquarters. Requests must be made to our office by 4:30pm on Friday, May 11, 2023.

Applications may be submitted by any of the following methods:

  • In person at the Chester County Government Services Center, 601 Westtown Road, Suite 150, West Chester, PA
  • Send vial postal mail to Chester County Voter Services, 601 Westtown Road, Suite 150, West Chester, PA 19380
  • Email

Please provide the following information for each certificate requested:

  • Watcher name
  • Watcher address
  • Municipality (precinct) of watcher
  • Registered party of watcher
  • Candidate watching on behalf of