Lehigh County Election Calendar

Election Calendar

May 21 2019 - Municipal Primary
November 5, 2019 - Municipal Election

January 31 2018 Annual report due locally in office by 4:00 PM
February 11 First day to obtain petition packets
February 19 First day to secure signatures for nomination petitions
March 12 Last day to file nomination petitions
March 13 First day to circulate and file nomination papers, nominating Minor Party/Body candidates
March 20 Drawing lots for position on ballot - 10:00 AM Public Hearing Room Government Center
March 27 Last day to withdraw nominating petitions
April 1 First day to receive Official Absentee Ballot Applications
April 9 Last day for candidates for statewide offices, treasurers of political committees and lobbyists to file pre-election expense reports in the office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth
April 22 Last day an elector may register to vote or make any changes to their voting record to be eligible for the  Primary Election
May 10 Last day for ALL candidates, treasurers of political committees and lobbyists to file pre-election expense reports in the office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth and/or the County Board of Elections, as the case may be, locally in office by 4:00 PM
May 14 Last day, under certain conditions, to file Application for Official Absentee Ballot
May 16 Sample ballots available for inspection
May 17 Last day to receive Official Absentee Ballot in County Board of Elections by 5:00 PM
May 21 PRIMARY - 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
May 22 First day to register after Primary
May 24 Official Computation begins at 9:00 AM
June 7 At 12:00 Noon cast lots in case of tie votes ....Location TBA
June 20 Last day for ALL candidates, treasurers of political committees and lobbyists to file post-election expense reports in the office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth and/or the County Bard of Elections as the case may be, locally in office by 4:00 PM 
August 1 Last day to circulate and file nomination papers nominating Minor Party/Body candidates
August 8 Last day for candidates who have filed nomination papers to withdraw
August 12 Last day for candidates nominated at the Primary to withdraw
August 22 Last day to file substituted nominations
September 16 First day to receive Official Absentee Ballot Applications
September 24 Last day for candidates for statewide offices, treasurers of political committees and lobbyists to file pre-election expense reports in the office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth
           

October 7

Last day an elector may register to vote or make change to their voting record to be eligible for the General Election
October 25 Last day for ALL candidates, treasurers of political committees and lobbyists to file pre-election expense reports in the office of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and/or the County Board of Elections, as the case may be, locally in office by 4:00 PM
October 29 Last day, under certain conditions, to file Application for Official Absentee Ballot
October 31 Sample ballots available for inspection
November 1 Last day to receive Official Absentee Ballots in County Board of Elections by 5:00 PM
November 5 ELECTION - 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
November 6 First day to register after Election
November 8 Official Computation starts at 9:00 AM
November 22 At 12:00 noon cast lots in case of tie votes....Location TBA
December 5 Last day for ALL candidates, treasurers of political committees and lobbyists to file post-election expense reports in the office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth and/or the County Board of Elections as the case may be, locally in office by 4:00 PM 

NOTE: - All dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice in the event of passage of any amendatory legislation

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