2022 Election Calendar

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
BUREAU OF ELECTIONS AND NOTARIES
2022 PENNSYLVANIA ELECTIONS IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER


First day to circulate and file nomination petitions … ..............................................February 15
Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions ...................................................March 8
First day to circulate and file nomination papers .......................................................March 9
Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions ....................March 23
Last day to REGISTER before the primary ...............................................................May 2
Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot .........................................May 10
Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted mail-in and civilian
absentee ballots (must be received by 8:00 P.M.) .....................................................May 17
GENERAL PRIMARY ..........................................................................................May 17
First day to REGISTER after primary .......................................................................May 18
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 16) .............................................................................................May 24
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 15
Last day to REGISTER before the November election .............................................October 24
Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot .........................................November 1

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 8
GENERAL ELECTION ..........................................................................................November 8
First day to REGISTER after November election .....................................................November 9
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 7) ......................................................................................November 15

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