Important Dates

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

February 13: First day to circulate and file nomination petitions
March 6: Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions
March 7: First day to circulate and file nomination papers
March 21: Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions
March 26: First day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot
April 16: Last day to REGISTER before the primary
May 8: Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot
May 11: Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots
May 15: GENERAL PRIMARY 
May 16: First day to REGISTER after primary
May 22: 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)
August 1: Last day to circulate and file nomination papers
August 8: Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers
August 13: Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary
September 17: First day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot
October 9: Last day to REGISTER before the November election
October 30: Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot
November 2: Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots
November 6: GENERAL ELECTION
November 7: First day to REGISTER after November election
November 13: 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)

Note: All dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice.