2017 Important Dates


  • First day to circulate and file nomination petitions … ..............................................February 14
  • Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions ...................................................March 7
  • First day to circulate and file nomination papers .......................................................March 8
  • Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions ......................March 22
  • Last day to REGISTER before the primary ...............................................................April 17
  • Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot..........................................................May 9
  • Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted civilian
  • absentee ballots .........................................................................................................May 12
  • MUNICIPAL PRIMARY ...............................................................................................May 16
  • First day to REGISTER after primary ........................................................................May 17
  • 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 15) ..................................................................................................May 23
  • Last day to circulate and file nomination papers ............................................................August 1
  • Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers ......................August 8
  • Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary ..................................August 14
  • Last day to REGISTER before the November election ..................................................October 10
  • Last day to apply for a civilian absentee ballot...............................................................October 31
  • Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted civilian absentee ballots .......November 3
  • MUNICIPAL ELECTION .................................................................................................November 7
  • First day to REGISTER after November election ...........................................................November 8
  • 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 6) ...November 14
Note: All dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice