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2018 State Primary Election Dates

Know when to vote! Here is a list of your states primary election dates, run-off dates, special elections dates, and General election dates.


Indicates states that have Special Elections in addition to the normal Primary Election. Click on drop-down menu to see dates and districts for the Special Elections.
STATE PRIMARY RUNOFF
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Feb. 18
Absentee App: Jan. 18
Absentee Ballot: Mail: Rcv'd by 7pm Elec. Day
Early Voting: Feb. 20 - Mar. 2
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Feb. 18
Absentee App: By mail: Mar. 15
In person: Mar. 19
Absentee Ballot: Mar. 18
Early Voting: Mar. 5 - Mar. 19
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Apr. 18
Absentee App: Apr. 30
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by Noon Election Day
Early Voting: Link
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Apr. 13 by 5pm
Absentee App: May 1
Absentee Ballot: May 11 by 5pm
Early Voting: Apr. 18 - May 5 at 1pm
State Board of Elections
SPECIAL ELECTION
Seat: Primary: General:
OH-12 May 8 Aug. 7
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Apr. 18
Absentee App: May 5 by noon
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 7:30pm on Election Day
Early Voting: April 10 - May 7
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Apr. 18
Absentee App: May 18
Absentee Ballot: Postmarked by May 8, and rcv'd by May 14
Early Voting: Apr. 25 - May 5
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Apr. 18
Absentee App: May 4 by 5pm
Absentee Ballot: By 8pm on Election Day
Early Voting: Apr. 30 -May 11
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg By mail: Apr. 27
In person: May 4
Absentee App: Apr. 18
Absentee Ballot: May 18
Early Voting: May 18
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Apr. 24
Absentee App: May 18
Absentee Ballot: May 18
Early Voting: N/A
State Board of Elections
SPECIAL ELECTION
Seat: Primary: General:
PA-18 Convention Mar. 13
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Apr. 18
Absentee App: May 18
Absentee Ballot: Mail: Rcv'd by 7pm Elec. Day
In Person: Rcv'd by COB May 14
Early Voting: N/A
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Apr. 18
Absentee App: By mail: May 15
In person: May 21
Absentee Ballot: By mail: June 12
In person: June 18
Early Voting: May 7-21
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Apr. 18
Absentee App: May 18
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 7pm on Election Day
Early Voting: Link
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Apr. 18
Absentee App: May 18
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 6pm on Election Day
Early Voting: N/A
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg May 18
Absentee App: May 18
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 5pm the day before Election
Early Voting: N/A
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg May 18
Absentee App: May 18
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 8pm Election Day
Early Voting: May 7 - 29
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg May 18
Absentee App: June 1 by 5pm
Absentee Ballot: Postmarked by June 4 and rcv'd by noon on the Tuesday after Election Day.
Early Voting: Same as Absentee
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg By mail: May 7
Online: May 25
Absentee App: Link
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 7pm, Election Day.
Early Voting: N/A
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg May 7th
Absentee App: June 4th, noon
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by close of polls
Early Voting: Same as absentee
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg May 18
Absentee App: By mail: May 29
In person: June 4, 3:00pm
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 8:00pm on Election Day
Early Voting: See State Board of Elections
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg May 18
Absentee App: June 1 by 5:00pm
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 7pm Election Day
Early Voting: Same as absentee
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg May 18
Absentee App: June 1 by 5:00pm
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by close of polls
Early Voting: Same as absentee
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg May 22 Anytime in-person at your election office.
Absentee App: June 18
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 8:00pm Election Day
Early Voting: Same as absentee
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg By mail: May 12 by mail.
Online or in-person: May 22
Absentee App: June 5 by 5:00pm.
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 7:00pm Election Day
Early Voting: May 27 - June 9
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg North Dakota does not have voter registration, but must bring acceptable proof of ID.
Absentee App: Click for more Info
Absentee Ballot: Click for more Info
Early Voting: N/A
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg May 18
Absentee App: June 8 by 5:00pm
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 7:00 pm Election Day
Early Voting: N/A
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg May 18
Absentee App: By mail: June 5 by 5:00pm
In person: June 9
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 7:00 pm Election Day
Early Voting: N/A
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Online or by mail: June 18
Through voter registration drive: June 4
Absentee App: Rcv'd by June 19
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by close of polls
Early Voting: N/A
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg June 18
Absentee App: By mail: June 19
Online: June 22
Absentee Ballot: In person: Rcv'd by 8:00 PM on Election Day.
By mail: Postmarked by Election Day and rcv'd by 10:00 a.m. on June 15
Early Voting: June 14 - June 21
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg June 18
Absentee App: June 20 by 5:00pm
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 7pm Election Day
Early Voting: June 21- 22
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg By mail: May 27
Online or in person: June 19
Absentee App: June 18
Absentee Ballot: Postmarked by June 25
Early Voting: See State Board of Elections
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg July 3rd
Absentee App: July 18
Absentee Ballot: Received by close of polls
Early Voting: July 13 - July 28
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg July 18
Absentee App: July 31 by 5:00pm
Absentee Ballot: Received by 7:00pm Election Day
Early Voting: July 18 - August 6
State Board of Elections
SPECIAL ELECTION
Seat: Primary: General:
MI-13 Aug. 7 Nov. 6
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg July 18
Absentee App: August 4 by 2:00pm
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 8pm Election Day
Early Voting: N/A
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg July 18
Absentee App: July 31st, 5:00pm
Absentee Ballot: By mail: Rcv'd by 7:00 PM on Election Day
In person: Rcv'd by 5:00 PM Aug. 6
Early Voting: N/A
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg July 9
Absentee App: No deadline. See State Board of Elections
Absentee Ballot: Postmarked by Election Day
Early Voting: N/A
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg July 12 by 4:30pm
Absentee App: July 7 by 4:30pm
Absentee Ballot: Received by close of polls
Early Voting: In person: July 30 – August 9
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Aug. 18
Absentee App: No deadline. See State Board of Elections
Absentee Ballot: In person: Rcv'd by the day before Election.
By mail: Rcv'd by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day
Early Voting: N/A
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg July 18
Absentee App: No deadline. See State Board of Elections
Absentee Ballot: In person: rcv' by 5p.m. Aug. 13
By mail: Rcv'd by the close of polls on Election Day
Early Voting: June 29 - Aug 13 at 5:00pm
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Aug 8, by 5:00pm
Absentee App: Aug 13 by 5:00pm
Absentee Ballot: Received by close of polls
Early Voting: See State Board of Elections
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg By mail or online: July 16
In person: Aug. 6
Absentee App: Aug. 9 by 5:00pm
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 8pm Election Day
Early Voting: See State Board of Elections
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg July 18
Absentee App: Aug. 11
Absentee Ballot: Postmarked on Election Day
Early Voting: See State Board of Elections
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Aug. 18
Absentee App: No deadline. See State Board of Elections
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 7:00pm Election Day
Early Voting: Same as absentee
State Board of Elections
SPECIAL ELECTION
Seat: Primary: General:
AZ-08 Feb. 27 April 24
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg July 18
Absentee App: Aug 17 by 5:00pm
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 7pm Election Day
Early Voting: See State Board of Elections
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg July 18
Absentee App: Aug. 22 by 5:00pm
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 7:00pm Election Day
Early Voting:  Aug 18 – Aug 25
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Aug. 15
Absentee App: Sept. 3 by noon
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by close of polls
Early Voting:  N/A
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Aug. 11
Absentee App: Aug. 31
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by Sept 5, noon
Early Voting:  N/A
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Sept. 1
Absentee App: No deadline. See State Board of Elections
Absentee Ballot: By mail: Rcv'd by 5:00 p.m. on Election Day.
In person: Rcv'd by 5:00p.m. Sept. 10
Early Voting:  N/A
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Aug. 17
Absentee App: By mail: Sept. 4
In person: Sept 10
Absentee Ballot: By mail: Postmarked by USPS by Sept. 10 and rcv'd no later than the 7th day after Election Day.
In person: Rcv'd by close of polls on Election Day.
Early Voting:  N/A
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Aug. 13
Absentee App: Aug. 22
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 9:00pm on Election Day.
Early Voting:  N/A
State Board of Elections
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Oct. 8
Absentee App: Rcv'd no later than 4:30pm on Oct. 31.
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd no later than 4:30pm on Nov. 6
Early Voting: Oct. 23-30
State Board of Elections
Reference: http://www.ncsl.org/research/elections-and-campaigns/2018-state-primary-election-dates.aspx
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