2016 Election Calendar

Date Event
Jan 26 First day to circulate and file nomination petitions
Feb 16 Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions
Feb 17 First day to circulate and file nomination papers
Mar 2 Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions
Mar 28 Last day to REGISTER before the primary
Apr 19 Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot
Apr 22 Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots
Apr 26 PRIMARY
Apr 27 First day to REGISTER after primary
May 3 Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots
Aug 1 Last day to circulate and file nomination papers
Aug 8 Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers
Aug 15 Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary
Oct 11 Last day to REGISTER before the NOVEMBER election
Nov 1 Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot
Nov 4 Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots
Nov 8 GENERAL ELECTION
Nov 9 First day to REGISTER after November election
Nov 15 Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots
Note: All dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice.