Election Calendar

2017 Pennsylvania Elections


Important Dates to Remember
February 14 First day to circulate and file nomination petitions
March 7 Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions
March 8 First day to circulate and file nomination papers
March 22 Last day for candidates who have filed nomination petitions to withdraw
April 17 Last day to register before the primary
May 9 Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot
May 12 Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots
May 16 Primary
May 17 First day to register after primary
May 23 Last day for the County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (must be postmarked no later than May15)
August 1 Last day to circulate and file nomination papers
August 8 Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers
August 14 Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary
October 10 Last day to register before the November election
October 31 Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot
November 3 Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots
November 7 Election
November 8 First day to register after November election
November14   Last day for the County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (must be postmarked no later than November 6)

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