2022 Election Calendar

As of 9 February 2022, the PA Supreme Court has suspended the 2022 election schedule indefinitely until the Congressional redistricting can be completed and approved. This delay is anticpated to last approximately one month. Petition circulating dates are obviously delayed as well.

 

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  DELAYED
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 WATCH FOR NEW DATE
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.