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Key Election Dates

Key Election Dates

2020

Jan. 01    Applications for absentee ballots for all 2020 elections may be accepted (first day of the year; presidential primary election applications for absentee ballots accepted starting Dec. 18, 2019).

 

Feb. 18    Deadline for voter registration for the March 17, 2020 presidential primary election (30 days before presidential primary election).

               Deadline to file corrections and challenges to precinct voter registration lists (30 days before presidential primary election).

 

Mar. 14    Applications for absentee ballots to be mailed for the March 17, 2020 presidential primary election must be received by boards of elections by noon (3 days before presidential primary election).

Mar. 17     Primary Election Day. Polls open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

                 Absentee ballots, returned in person or via a method other than U.S. Mail must be received by the boards of elections by close of polls.

Mar. 27     Absentee ballots returned by U.S. Mail must be postmarked no later than March 16 and received by boards of elections by this date to be counted (10 days after presidential primary election). 

 

Jul. 06     Deadline for voter registration for the Aug. 4. 2020 special election (30 days before special election). 

               Deadline to file corrections and challenges to precinct voter registration lists.

Aug. 04     Special Election may be held. Polls open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

                 Absentee ballots, returned in person or via a method other than U.S. Mail, must be received by the boards of elections by close of polls. 

 

Aug. 14     Absentee ballots for the Aug. 4, 2020 special election returned by U.S. Mail must be postmarked no later than Aug. 3 and received by boards of elections by this date to be counted. 

Oct. 05     Deadline for voter registration for the Nov. 3, 2020 general election (30 days before general election).

                 Deadline to file corrections and challenges to precinct voter registration lists (30 days before general election).

Oct. 31     Applications for absentee ballots to be mailed for the Nov. 3, 2020 general election must be received by boards of elections by noon (3 days before general election). 

 

Nov. 03     General Election Day. Polls open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

                  Absentee ballots, returned in person or via a method other than U.S. Mail, must be received by the boards of elections by close of polls. 

Nov. 13     Absentee ballots returned by U.S. Mail must be postmarked no later than Nov. 2 and received by boards of elections by this date to be counted (10 days after general election).