Federal & State

Political Calendar

2020 ELECTION DATES

PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION
Early Voting: June 13-21
Election Day: Tuesday, June 23

LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD & BUDGET VOTING
Tuesday, June 9th

FEDERAL & STATE PRIMARY ELECTION
Early Voting: June 13-21
Election Day: Tuesday, June 23

GENERAL ELECTION DAY 
Early Voting: Oct 24-Nov 1
Election Day: Tuesday, Nov. 3

VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINES

For PRESIDENTAL PRIMARY ELECTION
By Mail:  Last day to postmark voter reg application is April 3. Last day it must be received by board of elections is April 8.
In Person registration:  April 3.
Change of Address:  Must be processed by Board of Elections if received by April 8.

For FEDERAL & STATE PRIMARY ELECTION
By Mail:  Last day to postmark voter reg application is May 29. Last day it must be received by board of elections is June 3.
In Person registration:  May 29.
Change of Address:  Must be processed by Board of Elections if received by June 3.

For GENERAL ELECTION
By Mail:  Last day to postmark application is October 9. Last day it must be received by board of elections is October 14.
In Person registration:  Deadline is October 9. If honorably discharged from the military or have become a naturalized citizen since October 10, you may register in person at the board of elections up until October 24.
Change of Party Enrollment: Last day is Oct. 11.
Change of Address:  Must be processed by Board of Elections if received by October 14.

CHANGE OF PARTY ENROLLMENT
Effective immediately; except for those filed between Feb. 15th-June 30th. Change of Enrollments filed between Feb.15th-June 30th, will take effect on June 30th.

ABSENTEE BALLOT DEADLINES

For PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION
April 21 Last day to postmark application for state/local primary ballot.
April 27 Last day to apply in person for state/local primary ballot.
April 27  Last day to postmark state/local ballot. Must be received by the county board no later than May 5.
April 28 Last day to deliver primary ballot in person to county board, by close of polls.

For PRIMARY ELECTION
June 16 Last day to postmark application for state/local primary ballot.
June 22Last day to apply in person for state/local primary ballot.
June 22 Last day to postmark state/local ballot. Must be received by the county board no later than June 30.
June 23 Last day to deliver primary ballot in person to county board, by close of polls.

For GENERAL ELECTION
Oct. 27 Last day to postmark application or letter of application for general election ballot.
Nov. 2 Last day to apply in person for general election ballot.
Nov. 2 Last day to postmark general election ballot. Must be received by the county board no later than Nov. 10.
Nov. 3 Last day to deliver general election ballot in person to county board, by close of polls on election day.

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