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2018 Pennsylvania Elections Important Dates to Remember

Note: All dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice in the event of passage of amendatory legislation.
2018 Important Election Dates - Printable Version

First day to circulate and file nomination petitions

February 13

Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions

March 6

First day to circulate and file nomination papers

March 7

Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions

March 21

Last day to REGISTER before the primary

April 16

Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot

May 8

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

May 11

GENERAL PRIMARY

May 15

First day to REGISTER after the primary

May 16

Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (must be postmarked no later than May 14)

May 22

Last day to circulate and file nomination papers

August 1

Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers

August 8

Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary

August 13

Last day to REGISTER before the NOVEMBER election

October 9

Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot

October 30

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

November 2

GENERAL ELECTION

November 6

First day to REGISTER after November election

November 7

Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (must be postmarked no later than November 5)

November 13

(NOTE: All dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice)

Bucks County Board of Elections 
55 E. Court St. 
Doylestown, PA 18901 
Board of Elections - 215-348-6154 
elections@buckscounty.org

Some services are also available at the 
Government Services Centers (Register to vote, absentee ballot applications...):

Lower Bucks County 
7321 New Falls Road 
Levittown, PA 19055 
Phone: 267-580-3500

Upper Bucks County 
261 California Road
Quakertown PA 18951 
Phone: 215-529-7250