Political Calendar

2020 Political Calendar

Important Deadlines for
General Election - November 3, 2020

Civilian Registration Deadlines for General Election
Date
Requirement
Section of the Law
Oct. 9, 2020
Last day to postmark voter registration form.
Must be received by the Board of Elections no later than October 14, 2020.
Sec.
5-210(3)
Oct. 9, 2020
Last day to submit voter registration form in person at Board of Elections*Sec.
5-210, 5-211 &
5-212
Oct. 14, 2020
Last day for Board of Elections to receive application to change addressSec.
5-208(3)

*If honorably discharged from the military or have become a naturalized citizen since October 10th, 2020, you may register in person at the Board of Elections up until October 24, 2020. 

Absentee Ballot Deadlines for General Election
Date
Requirement
Section of the Law
Oct. 27, 2020Last day to postmark absentee ballot application.Sec.
8-400(2)(c)
Nov. 2, 2020Last day to apply for absentee ballot in person at Board of Elections.Sec.
8-400(2)(c)
Nov. 3, 2020Last day to postmark absentee ballot.
Must be received by the Board of Elections no later than Nov. 10, 2020.
Sec.
8-412(1)
Nov. 3, 2020Last day to deliver absentee ballot in person to the Board of Elections, by the close of polls on Election Day.Sec.
8-412(1)


Military/Special Federal Deadlines for General Election
DateRequirementSection of the Law
Oct. 9, 2020Last day for Board of Elections to receive application for Special Federal absentee ballot if not previously registered.Sec.
11-202(1)(a)
Oct. 24, 2020
Last day for Board of Elections to receive application for Military absentee ballot if not previously registered.
Sec.
10-106(5)
Oct. 27, 2020Last day for Board of Elections to receive application for Military/Special Federal absentee ballot if previously registered.Sec.
10-106(5) & 11-202(1)(b)
Nov. 2, 2020Last day to apply personally for Military absentee ballot, if previously registered.Sec.
10-106(5)
Nov. 3, 2020Last day to postmark Military/Special Federal ballot. Must be received by the Board of Elections no later than Nov. 16, 2020
Sec.
10-114(1) &11-212