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2015 Election Dates

2015 ELECTION CALENDAR

February 17 First day to circulate and file nomination

petitions before the Primary Election for
candidates from major political parties

March 10 Last day to circulate and file nomination

petitions before the Primary Election

March 11 First day to circulate nomination papers

March 25 Last day for candidates who have filed nomination

petitions to withdraw

April 20 Last day to register, change party, or change

name or address before the Primary Election

May 12 Last day to apply for an absentee ballot

May 15 5 p.m. deadline for county election board to

receive absentee ballots

May 19 PRIMARY ELECTION Polls open 7a.m. to 8pm.

May 20 First day to register to vote after Election

August 3 Last day to circulate and file nomination

papers for independent candidates

August 10 Last day for independent candidates to withdraw

August 10 Last day for candidates nominated in the Primary

Election to withdraw

October 5 Last day to register to vote before the

November Municipal Election

October 27 Last day to apply for an absentee ballot

October 30 5 p.m. deadline for county election board to

receive absentee ballots

November 3 MUNICIPAL ELECTION. Polls open 7 a.m

to 8 p.m.

November 4 First day to register to vote after November

election

Note: Dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice.

(PDF version, from the Pennsylvania Dept. of State) 9th, 2015

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