Important Dates to Remember for 2017

First day to circulate and file nomination petitions........................................................Feb. 14

Last Day to circulate and file nomination petitions........................................................March 7

First day to circulate and file nomination petitions........................................................March 8

Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions......................March 22

LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE BEFORE THE PRIMARY..................................................April 17

Last day to apply for civilian absentee ballot...................................................................May 9

Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots...May 12

MUNICIPAL PRIMARY...........................................................................................................May 16

FIRST DAY TO REGISTER AFTER PRIMARY...........................................................................May 17

Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted military and overseas
absentee ballots (submitted for delivery no later than 11:59pm on May 15th)..........May 23

Last day to circulate and file nomination papers............................................................Aug. 1

Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated vy nomination paper....................Aug. 8

Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary..............................Aug. 14

LAST DAY TO REGISTER BEFORE NOVEMBER ELECTION...................................................Oct. 10

Last day to apply for civilian absentee ballot..................................................................Oct. 31

Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots...Nov. 3

MUNICIPAL ELECTION..........................................................................................................Nov. 7

First day to register after the November election...........................................................Nov. 8

Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted military and overseas
absentee ballots (submitted for delivery no later than 11:59pm on Nov. 6)................Nov 14


Commonwealth of PA
Department of State
Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation




20