Elections Calendar

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

2019 Pennsylvania Elections Important Dates to Remember

First day circulate & file nomination petitions February 19
Last day to circulate & 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 before the primary April 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 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 pm 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 before the NOVEMBER election October 7
Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot October 29
Last day for County Board 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 (submitted for delivery no later than 11:59 pm on November 4) November 12
 
(NOTE: All dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice)