Important Dates

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

First day to circulate and file nomination petitions . . . . . . . . . January 26

Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions . . . . . . . . February 16

First day to circulate and file nomination papers . . . . . . . . . . February 17

Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions . . . . . . . . . . . March 2

Last day to REGISTER before the primary . . . . . . . . . . . . . March 28

Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot . . . . . . . . . . . April 19

Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots . . . . . . . April 22

GENERAL PRIMARY . . . . . . . . . . . . . April 26

First day to REGISTER after primary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . April 27

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 April 25) . . . May 3

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 15

Last day to REGISTER before the November election . . . . . . . . October 11

Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 1

Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots . . . . . . November 4

GENERAL ELECTION . . . . . . . . November 8

First day to REGISTER after November election . . . . . . . . . . November 9

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 7) . . . . . . . . . . . . .  November 15

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