Important Dates

 

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
BUREAU OF COMMISSIONS, ELECTIONS AND LEGISLATION

2019 PENNSYLVANIA ELECTIONS
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

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

Event

  Date
First day to circulate and file nomination petitions   February 19
Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions   March 12
First day to circulate and file nomination papers   March 13
Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions   March 27
Last day to REGISTER TO VOTE before the primary   April 22
Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot   May 14
Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots   May 17
MUNICIPAL PRIMARY   May 21
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 20)
  May 28
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 12
Last day to REGISTER TO VOTE before the NOVEMBER election   October 7
Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot   October 29
Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots   November 1
MUNICIPAL ELECTION   November 5
First day to REGISTER after November election    November 6
Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots
(must be submitted for delivery no later than 11:59 P.M. on November 4)
  November 12