Important Dates for Voters

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Be sure and register in time so that you can participate in the election. 

Registration Deadlines


  • General - 21 days before the election
  • Primary - 21 days before the election
  • Special - 13 days before the election

Deadlines to Apply for an Absentee Ballot


  • By mail - 7 days prior to Election Day
  • In person - 3 days prior to Election Day

Important Dates for Candidates


Instructions on filing deadlines, campaign contributions and expenditures for candidates for: