Election Calendar

2018 Pennsylvania Elections


Important Dates to Remember
February 13 First day to circulate and file nomination petitions
March 6 Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions
March 7 First day to circulate and file nomination papers
March 21 Last day for candidates who have filed nomination petitions to withdraw
April 16 Last day to register before the primary
May 8 Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot
May 11 Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots
May 15 Primary
May 16 First day to register after the primary
May 22 Last day for the County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (must be postmarked no later than May14)
August 1 Last day to circulate and file nomination papers
August 8 Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers
August 13 Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary
October 9 Last day to register before the November election
October 30 Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot
November 2 Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots
November 6 Election
November 7 First day to register after November election
November 13 Last day for the County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (must be postmarked no later than November 5)

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