DEMOCRATIC  PARTY
OF YORK COUNTY

                    York County, PA

IMPORTANT DATES

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
BUREAU OF COMMISSIONS, ELECTIONS AND LEGISLATION

2018 PENNSYLVANIA ELECTIONS

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



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 

First day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot. .... ... .. .... .. ... .. .. ....... . ......... ....... ...March 26 

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.Monday  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.