HARRISBURG -The deadline is here for Pennsylvanians to apply for a mail-in or absentee ballot for the upcoming November 7 election. The deadline is today at 5 p.m. So far, the PA Department of State is reporting about a million Pennsylvanians have applied for the ballots for the upcoming election. The last day for county Board of Elections to receive completed mail-in and absentee ballots is on Tuesday, November 7 at 8 p.m.