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Election Calendar

2019 PENNSYLVANIA ELECTIONS IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

First day to circulate and file nomination petitionsFeb 19
Last day to circulate and file nomination petitionsMar 12
First day to circulate and file nomination papers.Mar 13
Last day to withdraw nomination petitions.Mar 27
Last day to register before primary.Apr 22
Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot.May 14
Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots.May 17
Municipal PrimaryMay 21
First day to register after primaryMay 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 20)May 28
Last day to circulate and file nomination papersAug 1
Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers.Aug 8
Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primaryAug 12
Last day to REGISTER before the November electionOct 7
Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot.Oct 29
Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballotsNov 1
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONNov 5
First day to REGISTER after November electionNov 6
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 4) .Nov 12

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