Elections Calendar - 2020 Deadlines for:


  • Presidential Candidates
    Key Date(s) Event Forms
    Thu, January 23 -
    Sat, January 25
    File Statement of Intent and pick up nomination papersStatement of Intent
    Thu, February 06
    Deadline to submit nomination papersNomination Papers
    Thu, February 20
    Deadline to file objections to nomination papersFile with Board of Elections by 4:00 PM
    Tue, February 25
    Deadline for decisions on objections for eligibility of Presidential Candidates
    Tue, February 25
    Deadline to file affidavit of withdrawalFile with Department of State by 4:00 PM
    Tue, March 10
    Deadline to file documentation of approvalFile with Department of State by 4:00 PM
    Wed, March 11
    Ballot Placement LotteryState Library at 5:00 pm
    Tue, April 28
    Presidential Preference PrimaryPolling place hours 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, New Shoreham 12 noon to 8:00 pm
    Wed, April 29
    Deadline to request recount of votesFile with Board of Elections by 4:00 PM
  • Delegate Candidates
    Key Date(s) Event Forms
    Thu, November 28 -
    Fri, November 29
    Deadline to file disaffiliation from partyVoter Disaffiliation
    Mon, January 27 -
    Tue, January 28
    Deadline to register to vote to be eligible to file Declaration of CandidacyRegister to Vote
    Wed, February 26 -
    Thu, February 27
    File Declaration of CandidacyDelegate Declaration of Candidacy 2020
    Wed, February 26 -
    Thu, February 27
    Pledge of SupportPledge of Support
    Thu, February 27 -
    Fri, February 28
    Nomination Papers readyNomination Papers
    Tue, March 03
    Deadline to submit Nomination PapersFile with Local Board of Canvassers by 4:00 PM
    Mon, March 09
    Deadline to file objections to Nomination PapersFile with Board of Elections by 4:00 PM
    Tue, March 10
    Deadline to file documentation of approvalFile with Department of State by 4:00 PM
    Tue, March 10
    Deadline to file affidavit of withdrawalFile with Department of State by 4:00 PM
    Wed, March 11
    Ballot Placement LotteryState Library at 5:00 pm
    Thu, March 12
    Deadline for decisions on objections for eligibility of Delegate Candidates
    Tue, April 28
    Presidential Preference PrimaryPolling place hours 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, New Shoreham 12 noon to 8:00 pm
    Wed, April 29
    Deadline to request recount of votesFile with Board of Elections by 4:00 PM
  • Voters
    Key Date(s) Event Forms
    Mon, March 16
    Deadline to apply for a Braille or tactile ballot for the PrimaryBraille or Tactile Ballot Application
    Sun, March 29
    Deadline to register to voteRegister to Vote
    Sun, March 29
    Deadline for voters to disaffiliate from partyVoter Disaffiliation
    Tue, April 07
    Last day to submit a mail ballot application for the Presidential Preference PrimaryApplications will be available in 2020
    Wed, April 08 -
    Mon, April 27
    Emergency mail ballot voting periodApplications will be available in 2020
    Tue, April 28
    Deadline to return voted mail ballotsnot later than 8:00 pm
    Tue, April 28
    Presidential Preference PrimaryPolling Place hours 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM, New Shoreham 12 noon - 8:00 pm
  • Department of State
    Key Date(s) Event Forms
    Tue, January 07
    Deadline for certification of delegates from state party committees
    Tue, January 07
    Deadline for party rules
    Thu, January 23 -
    Sat, January 25
    Period to receive Statements of Intent - Presidential Candidates
    Thu, January 23 -
    Sat, January 25
    Prepare Nomination Papers - Presidential Candidates
    Wed, February 19
    Deadline for certified nomination papers - Presidential Candidates
    Tue, February 25
    Deadline for affidavit of withdrawal - Presidential Candidates
    Wed, February 26 -
    Thu, February 27
    Period to receive Declaration of Candidacy - Delegate Candidates
    Thu, February 27 -
    Fri, February 28
    Prepare Nomination Papers - Delegate Candidates
    Fri, March 06
    Deadline for certified Nomination Papers - Delegate Candidates
    Tue, March 10
    Deadline for documentation of approval
    Tue, March 10
    Deadline for affidavit of withdrawal - Delegate Candidates
    Wed, March 11
    Ballot Placement LotteryState Library at 5:00 pm
    Fri, April 10
    Deadline for certifications of mail ballot applications
    Tue, April 28
    Presidential Preference PrimaryPolling Place hours 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM, New Shoreham 12 noon - 8:00 pm
    Thu, April 30
    Receive certificates of nomination
  • Board of Elections
    Key Date(s) Event Forms
    Thu, February 20
    Deadline to receive objections to nomination papers - Presidential Candidates
    Tue, February 25
    Deadline for decisions on objections - Presidential Candidates
    Mon, March 09
    Deadline to receive objections to nomination papers - Delegate Candidates
    Thu, March 12
    Deadline for decisions on objections - Delegate Candidates
    Tue, April 28
    Presidential Preference PrimaryPolling place hours 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, New Shoreham 12 noon to 8:00 pm
    Wed, April 29
    Deadline to receive requests for recount of votes
    Thu, April 30
    File certified copies of certificates of nomination
  • Local Board of Canvassers
    Key Date(s) Event Forms
    Thu, November 28 -
    Fri, November 29
    Deadline to file disaffiliation - Delegate Candidates
    Mon, January 27 -
    Tue, January 28
    Deadline to register to vote - Delegate CandidatesRegister to Vote
    Thu, February 06
    Deadline for nomination papers - Presidential Candidates
    Wed, February 19
    Deadline for certified nominations papers - Presidential Candidates
    Tue, March 03
    Deadline for nomination papers - Delegate Candidates
    Fri, March 06
    Deadline for certified nomination papers - Delegate Candidates
    Mon, March 16
    Deadline to apply for a Braille or tactile ballot for the PrimaryBraille or Tactile Ballot Application
    Sun, March 29
    Deadline to register to voteRegister to Vote
    Sun, March 29
    Deadline for voters to disaffiliate from partyVoter Disaffiliation
    Tue, April 07
    Last day to submit a mail ballot application for the Presidential Preference PrimaryApplications will be available in 2020
    Tue, April 07
    Deadline to conduct Final Canvass for the Presidential Preference Primary
    Wed, April 08 -
    Mon, April 27
    Emergency mail ballot voting periodApplications will be available in 2020
    Fri, April 10
    Deadline to certify mail ballot applications
    Tue, April 28
    Presidential Preference PrimaryPolling Place hours 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM, New Shoreham 12 noon - 8:00 pm
  • Political Parties and State Party Chairs
    Key Date(s) Event Forms
    Tue, January 07
    Deadline to file certification of state party delegatesFile with Department of State by 4:00 PM
    Tue, January 07
    Deadline for filing party rulesFile with Department of State by 4:00 PM
    Tue, March 10
    Deadline for documentation of approvalFile with Department of State by 4:00 PM
    Wed, March 11
    Ballot Placement LotteryState Library at 5:00 pm
    Tue, April 28
    Presidential Preference PrimaryPolling Place hours 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM, New Shoreham 12 noon - 8:00 pm
    Thu, April 30
    Obtain certified copies of election results from Baord of Elections