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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
DEADLINE DATES
Voter Reg Apr. 18
Absentee App: May 5 by noon
Absentee Ballot: Rcv'd by 7:30p on Election Day
Early Voting: N/A
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
Mont June 5
N J June 5
N M June 5
Okla June 26 Aug. 28
S D June 5
Colo June 26
Maine June 12
Nev June 12
N D June 12
S C June 12 June 26
Va June 12
Md June 26
Utah June 26
Tenn Aug. 2
Kans Aug. 7
SPECIAL ELECTION
Seat: Primary: General:
MI-13 Aug. 7 Nov. 6
M Aug. 7
Wash Aug. 7
Hawaii Aug. 11
Conn Aug. 14
Minn Aug. 14
Vt Aug. 14
Wis Aug. 14
Alaska Aug. 21
Wyo Aug. 21
SPECIAL ELECTION
Seat: Primary: General:
AZ-08 Feb. 27 April 24
Fla Aug. 28
Mass Sept. 4
Del Sept. 6
N H Sept. 11
N Y Sept. 11
R I Sept. 12
La Nov. 6 Dec. 8
Reference: http://www.ncsl.org/research/elections-and-campaigns/2018-state-primary-election-dates.aspx
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