Election Calendar

2020 PENNSYLVANIA ELECTIONS IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

March 4, 2020 Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions

April 13, 2020 Last day to REGISTER before the primary

April 21, 2020 Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot

April 28, 2020 Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted mail-in and civilian absentee ballots (must be received by 8:00 P.M.)

April 28, 2020 GENERAL PRIMARY

April 29, 2020 First day to REGISTER after primary

May 5, 2020 Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (submitted for delivery no later than 11:59 P.M. on April 27).. 

August 3, 2020 Last day to circulate and file nomination papers

August 10, 2020 Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers

August 10, 2020 Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary

October 19, 2020 Last day to REGISTER before the November election

October 27, 2020 Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot

November 3, 2020 Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted mail-in and civilian absentee ballots (must be received by 8:00 P.M.)

November 3, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION

November 4, 2020 First day to REGISTER after November election

November 10, 2020 Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (submitted for delivery no later than 11:59 P.M. on November 2)

Reference PA.gov https://www.dos.pa.gov/VotingElections/CandidatesCommittees/RunningforOffice/Documents/2020/2020%20important%20dates.pdf