Important Dates and Deadlines

2022
PRIMARY ELECTION

Event Date
Election date  August 23, 2022
Last day to register* July 25, 2022
Supervisor of Elections begins sending       
vote-by-mail ballots to members of the 
uniformed services, Merchant Marine,
spouses and dependents, and 
overseas voters  
July 9, 2022
Deadline for Supervisor of Elections
to receive a request to send a
vote-by-mail ballot via mail 
August 13, 2022, 5:00 p.m..
Deadline for late registration
for qualified voters* 
August 19, 2022, 5:00 p.m.
Deadline for Supervisor of Elections
to receive a voted vote-by-mail ballot 
August 23, 2022, 7:00 p.m. 

*Late registration is available for any individual or accompanying family member who has been discharged or separated from the uniformed services or the United States Merchant Marine, has returned from a military deployment or activation, or has separated from employment outside the territorial limits of the United States, after the book-closing date for an election and who is otherwise qualified. Such a person may register to vote in said election until 5 p.m. on the Friday before that election in the office of the Supervisor of Elections. Such person must produce sufficient documentation showing evidence of qualifying for late registration.

2022
GENERAL ELECTION

 

Event Date
Election date  November 8, 2022
Last day to register* October 11, 2022
Supervisor of Elections begins sending       
vote-by-mail ballots to members of the 
uniformed services, Merchant Marine,
spouses and dependents, and 
overseas voters  
September 24, 2022
Deadline for Supervisor of Elections
to receive a request to send a
vote-by-mail ballot via mail 
October 29, 2022, 5:00 p.m..
Deadline for late registration
for qualified voters* 
November 4, 2022, 5:00 p.m.
Deadline for Supervisor of Elections
to receive a voted vote-by-mail ballot 
November 8, 2022**, 7:00 p.m. 

*Late registration is available for any individual or accompanying family member who has been discharged or separated from the uniformed services or the United States Merchant Marine, has returned from a military deployment or activation, or has separated from employment outside the territorial limits of the United States, after the book-closing date for an election and who is otherwise qualified. Such a person may register to vote in said election until 5 p.m. on the Friday before that election in the office of the Supervisor of Elections. Such person must produce sufficient documentation showing evidence of qualifying for late registration.

**Overseas voters have a 10-day deadline extension for ballots returned by mail in a presidential preference primary election and in a general election. Their deadline is November 18, 2022. For an overseas ballot to count after November 8, the overseas voted ballot must be postmarked or dated no later than Election Day, November 8, 2022, and received by the Supervisor of Elections of the county in which the voter is registered to vote no later than November 18. Ballots returned by overseas voters by fax must be returned by Election Day, November 8, 2022, 7:00 P.M.