Election Calendar

2016 Pennsylvania Elections
Important Dates to Remember
January 26 First day to circulate and file nomination petitions
February 16 Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions
February 17 First day to circulate and file nomination papers
March 2 Last day for candidates who have filed nomination petitions to withdraw
March 28 Last day to register before the primary
April 19 Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot
April 22 Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots
April 26 Primary
April 27 First day to register after primary
May 3 Last day for the County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (must be postmarked no later than April 25)
August 1 Last day to circulate and file nomination papers
August 8 Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers
August 15 Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary
October 11 Last day to register before the November election
November 1 Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot
November 4 Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots
November 8 General Election
November 9 First day to register after November election
November15  Last day for the County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (must be postmarked no later than November 7)

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