2018 Election Calendar

Date Description
Feb 13, 2018 First day to circulate and file nomination petitions.
March 6, 2018 Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions.
March 7, 2018 First day to circulate and file nomination papers.
March 21, 2018 Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions.
April 16, 2018 Last day to REGISTER TO VOTE before the Primary Election.
May 8, 2018  Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot. 
May 11, 2018 Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted absentee ballots.
May 15, 2018 GENERAL PRIMARY
May 16, 2018 First day REGISTER after Primary Election.
May 22, 2018 Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted military-overseas ballots
(submitted for delivery no later than 11:59PM on May 14)
Aug 1, 2018 Last day to circulate and file nomination papers.
Aug 8, 2018 Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers.
Aug 13, 2018 Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary.
Oct 9, 2018 Last day to REGISTER TO VOTE before the NOVEMBER election.
Oct 30, 2018 Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot.
Nov 2, 2018 Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted absentee ballots.
Nov 6, 2018 GENERAL ELECTION
Nov 7, 2018 First day to REGISTER after November election
Nov 13, 2018 Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas ballots
(must be postmarked no later than 11:59PM November 5)

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