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Upcoming Elections

May 17, 2022 is the Primary Election

November 8, 2022 is the General Election

A List of Upcoming Special Elections


Important Dates for the 2022 Pennsylvania Elections

All dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice.
Download the full 2022 PA Election Calendar (PDF)

Date

Event

February 15, 2022 First day to circulate and file nomination petitions
March 8, 2022
Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions
March 9, 2022
First day to circulate and file nomination papers
March 23, 2022
Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions
May 2, 2022
Last day to REGISTER before the primary
May 10, 2022
Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot
May 17, 2022
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, 2022 GENERAL PRIMARY 
May 18, 2022
First day to REGISTER after primary
May 24, 2022
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) 
August 1, 2022
Last day to circulate and file nomination papers
August 8, 2022
Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers
August 15, 2022
Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary 
October 24, 2022
Last day to REGISTER before the November election
November 1, 2022
Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot
November 8, 2022
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, 2022 GENERAL ELECTION
November 9, 2022
First day to REGISTER after November election 
November 15, 2022
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) 


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