Important Dates

The Following are Important Dates for the Primary and General Election.

First day to circulate and file nomination petitions … ……………………………February 13
Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions ……………………………….March 6
First day to circulate and file nomination papers……………………………………March 7
Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions……………..March 21
First day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot………………………………………………….March 26
Last day to REGISTER before the primary………………………………………………April 16
Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot…………………………………………May 8
Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted civilian
absentee ballots ……………………………………………………………………………May 11
GENERAL PRIMARY …………………………………………………………………………May 15
First day to REGISTER after primary ………………………………………………………May 16
Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted military and
overseas absentee ballots (submitted for delivery no later than
11:59 P.M. on May 14) …………………………………………………………………….May 22
Last day to circulate and file nomination papers………………………………………….August 1
Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers………………..August 8
Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary………………………..August 13
First day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot……………………………………………………..September 17
Last day to REGISTER before the November election……………………………………October 9
Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot…………………………………………………………………………………….October 30
Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted civilian
absentee ballots…………………………………………………………………………………November 2
GENERAL ELECTION………………………………………………………………………………November 6
First day to REGISTER after November election ………………………………………November 7
Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted military and
overseas absentee ballots (submitted for delivery no later than
11:59 P.M. on November 5) ……………………………………………………………November 13
Note: All dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice.