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COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATE BUREAU OF ELECTIONS AND NOTARIES

2021 PENNSYLVANIA ELECTIONS IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

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

16

February

2021

February

First day to circulate and file nomination


9

March

2021

March

Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions


10

March

2021

March

First day to circulate and file nomination papers


16

March

2021

March

Last day to file objections to nomination petitions


24

March

2021

March

Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions


3

May

2021

May

Last day to REGISTER before the primary


11

May

2021

May

Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot


18

May

2021

May

Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted mail-in and civilian
absentee ballots (must be received by 8:00 P.M.)


18

May

2021

May

MUNICIPAL PRIMARY 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.


19

May

2021

May

First day to REGISTER after primary


25

May

2021

May

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 17)


2

August

2021

August

Last day to circulate and file nomination papers


9

August

2021

August

Last day to file objections to nomination papers


9

August

2021

August

Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers


9

August

2021

August

Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary


18

October

2021

October

Last day to REGISTER before the November election


26

October

2021

October

Last day to apply for a mail-in or civilian absentee ballot


2

November

2021

November

Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted mail-in and civilian
absentee ballots (must be received by 8:00 P.M.


2

November

2021

November

MUNICIPAL ELECTION  7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.


3

November

2021

November

First day to REGISTER after November election


9

November

2021

November

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 1)


2021 PENNSYLVANIA ELECTIONS IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

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