Election Calendar

Senator & Representative Dates in the General Assembly
View filing dates for the senator and representative in the General Assembly.

General Primary - May 20, 2014
Requirement
Date
First day to obtain signatures and file nomination petitions
February 18
County Board of Elections shall publish Primary Election Proclamation no earlier than
February 25
County Board of Elections shall publish Primary Election Proclamation no later than
March 4
Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions
March 11
First legal date for Political Bodies and Minor Political Parties to obtain signatures to candidates' nomination papers
March 12
Last day to file Objections to Nomination Petitions
March 18
Day for casting of lots for position of names upon the primary ballot
March 19
Last day candidate who has filed nomination petition may withdraw
March 26
Last day to register before the Primary
April 21
As soon as possible after ballots are printed and in no event later than this day, county Boards of Elections must begin to deliver or mail all absentee ballots for the Primary Election
May 6
Last day before the Primary Absentee Ballot Application shall be received in the office of the county Board of Elections at any time prior to 5 p.m. from certain persons
May 13
All absentee ballots must be received by the county Board of Elections no later than 5 p.m. of this date to be valid
May 16
General Primary - Polls to remain open continuously between the hours of 7 a.m. and  8 p.m.
May 20
First day to register after Primary
May 21
County Return Board meets at 9 a.m. to compute and canvass the returns of the Primary
May 23
By this date, county Return Board to certify the result of the Primary to the Secretary of the Commonwealth and other such authorities as may be provided by law
June 9

General Election - November 4, 2014
Requirement
Date
Last day to circulate and file nomination paper nominating independent candidates or Minor Political Party candidates
August 1
No later than this date candidate nominated at the Primary may withdraw his name as a candidate for any such office
August 11
Last day to register to be eligible to vote at the ensuing November election
October 6
As soon as possible after ballots are printed and in no event later than this day, county Board of Elections must begin to deliver or mail all absentee ballots for the Election
October 21
No earlier than this date nor later than November 1, county Board of Elections to issue Election Proclamation
October 25
Last day before the Election Absentee Ballot Application shall be received in the office of the county Board of Elections at any time prior to 5 p.m. from certain persons
October 28
All absentee ballots must be received by the county Boards of Elections no later than 5 p.m. on this date to be valid
October 31
General Election - Polls to remain open continuously between the hours of 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.
November 4
First day to register after Election.
November 5
County Return Board meets at 9 a.m. to compute and canvass the returns of the Election.
November 7
By this date, county Board of Elections to certify the results of the Election to the Secretary of the Commonwealth and to such other authorities as may be provided by law
November 24

Political Campaign Finance Report Filing Dates for 2014
Due Date
Complete as Of
Type of Report
January 31, 2014
December 31, 2013
2013 Annual Report
April 8, 2014
March 31, 2014
Sixth Tuesday Pre-Primary
May 9, 2014
May 5, 2014
Second Friday Pre-Primary
June 19, 2014
June 9, 2014
30-Day Post-Primary
September 23, 2014
September 15, 2014
Sixth Tuesday Pre-Election
October 24, 2014
October 20, 2014
Second Friday Pre-Election
December 4, 2014
November 24, 2014
30-Day Post Election
January 31, 2015
December 31, 2014
2014 Annual Report