Important Dates for the November 6, 2018 General Elections

Importante fechas para las elecciones generales del día 6 de noviembre de 2018

Elections Calendar

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail

Monday, January 1, 2018

Primer día para presentar una solicitud para una bolete por correo

Lunes, 1 de enero de 2018

Last Day to Register to Vote

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Ultimo día para registrarse para votar

Martes, 9 de octubre de 2018

First Day of Early Voting

Monday, October 22, 2018

Primer día para la votación anticipada

Lunes, 22 de octubre de 2018

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail

Friday, October 26, 2018

Ultimo día para recibí una solicitud para una bolete por correo

Viernes, 26 de octubre de 2018

Last Day of Early Voting

Friday, November 2, 2018

Ultimo día para la votación anticipada

Viernes, 2 de noviembre de 2018

May 24 – Last day to register for June 23 Election Runoff

June 12 – Last day to apply for Ballot by Mail

June 11 – Election Runoff Early Voting begins

June 19 – Last day of Early Voting

June 23 – Election Day for TSC Runoff

First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Postcard Application (FPCA)

Monday, January 1, 2018*

*First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday. An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2018 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.

Last Day to Register to Vote

Monday, April 23, 2018

First Day of Early Voting

Monday, May 14, 2018

Last Day to Apply by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)

Friday, May 11, 2018

Last Day of Early Voting

Friday, May 18, 2018

Last Day of Early Voting

Friday, May 18, 2018

Last Day to Receive Ballot by Mail

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Wednesday, May 23, 2018 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)⁴

Authority Conducting Elections

Local Political Subdivisions

(County-ordered elections may not be held on this date. County Election Official may, but is not required to, contract to provide election services to political subdivisions.)

Deadline to Post Notice of Candidate Filing Deadline (Local Political Subdivisions Only)¹

Monday, December 18, 2017 for local political subdivisions that have a first day to file for their candidates¹

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail

Monday, January 1, 2018*

*First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday.  An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2018 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.

First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot (Local Political Subdivisions Only)¹

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Last Day to Order General Election or Special Election on a Measure

Friday, February 16, 2018

Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot (Local Political Subdivisions Only)²

Friday, February 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

See note below relating to four-year terms³

Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy (Local Political Subdivisions Only)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Last Day to Register to Vote

Thursday, April 5, 2018

First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

Monday, April 23, 2018

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail

Saturday, May 5, 2018 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Monday, May 7, 2018 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)⁴

Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

Tuesday, May 1, 2018