Excerpted from the PA Department of State listing. For the full pdf, click here: 2019 important dates

First day to circulate and file nomination petitions … ……………………………….February 19
Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions ……………………………………..March 12

Last day to REGISTER before the primary ………………………………………………..April 22
Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot…………………………………………May 14
Last day for County to receive voted civilian absentee ballots …………………………May 17

MUNICIPAL PRIMARY …………………………………………………………………….May 21

First day to REGISTER after primary ……………………………………………………May 22
Last day for County to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots…………….May 28
Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary ………………………….August 12

Last day to REGISTER before the November election ……………………………………….October 7
Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot………………………………………….October 29
Last day for County to receive voted civilian absentee ballots…………………………..November 1

MUNICIPAL ELECTION ………………………………………………………………….November 5

First day to REGISTER after November election …………………………………………..November 6
Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots…November 12

n.b. all the above dates are on the CCDC calendar.

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