Calendar of Election Dates

2015-2016 Dates to Remember

2014 Campaign Finance Reporting Dates

2016 Election Day Dates

  • Presidential Preference Primary Election: March 1, 2016
  • Primary Election: August 30, 2016
  • General Election: November 8, 2016

2016 Voter Registration Deadline

  • Presidential Preference Primary Election: February 1, 2016
  • Primary Election: August 1, 2016
  • General Election: October 11, 2016

2016 Absentee Ballot 'Send' Deadline

For absent stateside and overseas uniformed and civilian voters ("UOCAVA voters")(45 day deadline before election):

  • Presidential Preference Primary Election: January 16, 2016
  • Primary Election: July 16, 2016
  • General Election: September 24, 2016

For domestic voters (7-day mailing window):

  • Presidential Preference Primary Election: January 26 – February 2, 2016
  • Primary Election: July 26 – August 2, 2016
  • General Election: October 4 – 11, 2016

2016 Early Voting Period (minimum mandatory 8 days beginning on the 10th day and ending on the 3rd day before Election Day)*

  • Presidential Preference Primary Election: February 20- 27, 2016
  • Primary Election: August 20 – 27, 2016
  • General Election: October 29 – November 5, 2016

*Each county Supervisor of Elections may at his or her own discretion offer additional days of early voting on any or all days during the 15th through 11th day and the last Sunday before Election Day.

2016 Candidate Qualifying Period

  • U.S. Representative, Judicial, State Attorney (Except 20th Circuit) and Public Defender (Except 20th Circuit) Noon, 2 May, 2016 – Noon, 6 May, 2016
  • Governor and Cabinet, State Senator, State Representative, County Offices and Special Districts Noon, 20 June, 2016 – Noon, 24 June, 2016

Scheduled County and Municipal Elections

Use the form controls below to select a county and calendar year. Please be aware that the municipal election dates data is not comprehensive. For detailed information about local elections, please contact your county supervisor of elections.

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