Election Dates

2019 Pennsylvania Elections

Important Dates to Remember

EventDate
First day to circulate and file nomination petitionsFebruary 19
Last day to circulate and file nomination petitionsMarch 12
First day to circulate and file nomination papersMarch 13
Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitionsMarch 27
Last day to REGISTER TO VOTE before the primaryApril 22
Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballotMay 14
Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballotsMay 17
MUNICIPAL PRIMARYMay 21
First day to REGISTER after primaryMay 22
Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots
(must be postmarked no later than 11:59 P.M. on May 20)
May 28
Last day to circulate and file nomination papersAugust 1
Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papersAugust 8
Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primaryAugust 12
Last day to REGISTER TO VOTE before the NOVEMBER electionOctober 7
Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballotOctober 29
Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballotsNovember 1
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONNovember 5
First day to REGISTER after November electionNovember 6
Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots
(must be postmarked no later than 11:59 P.M. on November 4)
November 12

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