COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

BUREAU OF COMMISSIONS, ELECTIONS AND LEGISLATION  

2019 PENNSYLVANIA ELECTIONS IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

 

First day to circulate and file nomination petitions: February 19 

Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions: March 12 

First day to circulate and file nomination papers: March 13 

Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions: March 27 

Last day to REGISTER before the primary: April 22

Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot: May 14 

Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted civilian  absentee ballots: May 17

MUNICIPAL PRIMARY: May 21

First day to REGISTER after primary: May 22 

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 20): May 28

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 12

Last day to REGISTER before the November election: October 7

Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot: October 29

Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots: November 1

MUNICIPAL ELECTION: November 5

First day to REGISTER after November election: November 6

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 4) November 12 

 Note: All dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice. To download these dates, please click here.