Upcoming Elections

2020 Elections

A Presidential Primary Election is held on the third Tuesday of March in a presidential election year. The Primary Election is held 10 weeks before the General Election for purposes of nominating party nominees to be voted for in the General Election to fill a national, state, county, or district office. A General Election is held in November of every even-numbered year. The election dates for 2020 are:

Presidential Preference Primary Election: March 17
Primary Election: August 18
General Election: November 3

2020 Voter Registration/Bookclosing Deadline

Eligible individuals can register to vote at any time. The deadline to register in order to participate in an upcoming election is 29 days before the election. The registration deadlines for 2020 are:

Presidential Preference Primary Election: February 18
Primary Election: July 20
General Election: October 5

 

Vote-By-Mail Ballot "Send" Deadline

For absent stateside and overseas uniformed service member and overseas civilian voters (also known as UOCAVA voters), Supervisors of Elections send the ballots no later than 45 days before an election. The send periods for 2020 are:

Presidential Preference Primary Election: February 1
Primary Election: July 4
General Election: September 19

For domestic voters, Supervisors of elections send the ballots during a 7-day window between 35 and 28 days before an election. The send periods for 2020 are:

Presidential Preference Primary Election: February 6 - 13
Primary Election: July 9 - July 16
General Election: September 24 - October 1

 

Early Voting

Presidential Preference Primary Election: March 2  - 15
Primary Election: August 3-16
General Election: October 19 - November 1

 

Qualifying

Federal and Judicial Candidates: Noon, Monday, April 20, 2020 – Noon, Friday, April 24, 2020
State, Multi-county & Local Candidates: Noon, Monday, June 8, 2020 - Noon, Friday, June 12, 2020

 

Petition Deadline

Federal and Judicial Candidates: Before Noon March 23, 2020
State, Multi-county & Local Candidates: Before Noon May 11, 2020