Important Dates for 2018

  • First Day to Circulate and File Nomination Petitions: February 13
  • Last Day to Circulate and File Nomination Petitions: March 6
  • First Day to Circulate and File Nomination Papers: March 7
  • Last Day for Withdrawal by Candidates Who Filed Nomination Petitions: March 21
  • Last Day to Register Before the Primary: April 16
  • Last Day to Apply for a Civilian Absentee Ballot: May 8
  • Last Day for County Board of Elections to Receive Voted Civilian Absentee Ballots: May 11
  • General Primary: May 15
  • First Day to Register After Primary: May 16
  • Last Day for County Board of Elections to Receive Voted Military and Overseas Absentee Ballots (Submitted for Delivery No Later Than 11:59 p.m. On May 14): May 22
  • Last Day to Circulate and File Nomination Papers: August 1
  • Last Day for Withdrawal by Candidates Nominated by Nomination Papers: August 8
  • Last Day for Withdrawal by Candidates Nominated at the Primary: August 13
  • First Day to Apply for a Civilian Absentee Ballot: September 17
  • Last Day to Register Before the November Election: October 9
  • Last Day to Apply for a Civilian Absentee Ballot: October 30
  • Last Day for County Boards of Elections to Receive Voted Civilian Absentee Ballots: November 2
  • General Election: November 6
  • First Day to Register After November Election: November 7
  • Last Day for County Board of Elections to Receive Voted Military and Overseas Absentee Ballots (Submitted for Delivery No Later Than 11:59 p.m. on November 5): November 13

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