Dates & Deadlines

2018 PENNSYLVANIA ELECTIONS IMPORTANT DATES

 

February 13 | First day to circulate and file nomination petition
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
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