Election Calendar

Election Calendar

2020 Pennsylvania Elections

Important Dates to Remember

First day to circulate and file nomination petitions Jan 28
Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions Feb 18
First day to circulate and file nomination papers Feb 19
Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions Mar 4

Last day to register before primary

Applicants may either return their application in person or it must be received by mail by the county Board of Elections in Doylestown by the deadline. Previously counties accepted applications postmarked by the deadline but that is NO LONGER permitted. 

Apr 13
Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot Apr 21
Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted mail-in and civilian absentee ballots (must be received in Doylestown by 8 P.M.) Apr 28
GENERAL PRIMARY Polls are open from 7 A.M. to 8 P.M. Apr 28
First day to register after primary Apr 29
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 April 27) May 5
Last day to circulate and file nomination papers Aug 3
Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers Aug 10
Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary Aug 10

Last day to REGISTER before the November election

Applicants may either return their application in person or it must be received by mail by the county Board of Elections in Doylestown by the deadline. Previously counties accepted applications postmarked by the deadline but that is NO LONGER permitted. 

Oct 19
Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot Oct 27
Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted mail-in and civilian absentee ballots (must be received in Doylestown by 8 P.M.) Nov 3
GENERAL ELECTION Polls are open from 7 A.M. to 8 P.M. Nov 3
First day to REGISTER after November election Nov 4
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 2) Nov 10            

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