Important Dates

2018 Election Dates


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 Boards of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (must be postmarked no later than May 15)
August 1 Last day to circulate and file nomination papers
August 8
August 13
Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers
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 Boards of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (must be postmarked no later than November 7)

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

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