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The 2020 Pennsylvania Elections Calendar

All dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice.

Date

Event

January 28, 2020
First day to circulate and file nomination petitions 
February 18, 2020
Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions
February 19, 2020
First day to circulate and file nomination papers
March 4, 2020
Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions
April 13, 2020
Last day to REGISTER before the primary
April 21, 2020
Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot
April 28, 2020
Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted mail-in and civilian absentee ballots (must be received by 8 P.M.)
April 28, 2020 GENERAL PRIMARY Polls are open from 7 A.M. to 8 P.M.
April 29, 2020
First day to REGISTER after primary
May 5, 2020
Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (submitted for delivery no later than 11:59 P.M. on April 27)
August 3, 2020
Last day to circulate and file nomination papers
August 10, 2020
Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers
August 10, 2020
Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary
October 19, 2020
Last day to REGISTER before the November election
October 27, 2020
Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot
November 3, 2020
Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted mail-in and civilian absentee ballots (must be received by 8 P.M.)
November 3, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION Polls are open from 7 A.M. to 8 P.M.
November 4, 2020
First day to register AFTER November election
November 10, 2020
Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (submitted for delivery no later than 11:59 P.M. on November 2)