Election Calendar

2020 Pennsylvania Elections


Important Dates to Remember
January 28 First day to circulate and file nomination petitions
February 18 Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions
February 19 First day to circulate and file nomination papers
March 4 Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions
May 18 Last day to REGISTER before the primary
May 26 Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot (must be received by 5pm)
June 2 Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted mail-in and civilian absentee ballots (must be received by 8pm)
June 2 General Primary
June 3 First day to REGISTER after the primary
June 9 Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (must be postmarked no later than April 27)
August 3 Last day to circulate and file nomination papers
August 10 Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers
August 10 Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary
October 19 Last day to REGISTER before the November election
October 27 Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot
November 3 Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted mail-in and civilian absentee ballots (must be received by 8pm)
November 3 General Election
November 4 First day to REGISTER after November election
November 10 Last day for the County Boards of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (must be postmarked no later than November 2)

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


Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted mail-in and civilian absentee ballots (must be received by 8pm)
Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted mail-in and civilian absentee ballots (must be received by 8pm)
Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted mail-in and civilian absentee ballots (must be received by 8pm)