Political Calendar

VOTER REGISTRATION GENERAL ELECTION – NOVEMBER 8, 2016
In order to vote in the State/Local Primary Election, you must be a registered voter. The following dates are the last allowable times for registration.

MAIL REGISTRATION Sec. 5-210(3) 
Applications must be postmarked no later than Oct. 14th and received by the Board of Elections not later than Oct. 19th to be eligible to vote in the General Election.  

IN PERSON REGISTRATION Secs. 5-210, 5-211, 5-212 
Last day application must be received by the Board of Elections to be eligible to vote in the General Election.  If honorably discharged from the military or have become a naturalized citizen since Oct. 14th you may register in person at the Board of Elections up until Oct. 29th

CHANGE OF ADDRESS Sec. 5-208(3) 
Notices of change of address from registered voters must be received by Oct. 19th to be processed in time for the General Election.

CHANGE OF PARTY ENROLLMENT Sec. 5-304(3) 
Last day to receive application for change of Party Enrollment is Oct. 14th,

VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT 

GENERAL ELECTION- Secs. 8-400, 8-412

Date

Requirement

Section of the Law

Nov. 1st, 2016

Last day to postmark application for General Election ballot

Sec. 
8-400(2)(c)

Nov. 7th ,
2016

Last day to apply in person for General Election ballot

Sec. 
8-400(2)(c)

Nov. 7th , 2016

Last day to postmark General Election ballot. 
Must be received by the Board of Elections no later than Nov. 15th  

Sec.
8-412(1)

Nov. 8th , 2016

Last day to deliver General Election ballot in person to the Board of Elections, by close of polls.

Sec.
8-412(1)


MILITARY/SPECIAL FEDERAL VOTERS FOR GENERAL ELECTION

Date

Requirement

Section of the Law

Oct. 29th    2016

Last day for Board of Elections to receive application for Military absentee ballot for General Election, if not previously registered

Sec. 10-106(5)

Nov. 1st , 2016

Last day for Board of Elections to receive Military/Special Federal absentee application if by mail and previously registered

Sec. 10-106(5)

Nov. 7th , 2016

Last day to apply personally for Military ballot for General Election ballot, if previously registered

Sec. 10-106(5)

Nov. 7th , 2016

Last day to postmark Military/Special Federal ballot for General Election. Must be received by the Board of Elections no later than Nov. 21st   

Sec. 10-114(1)

Sec. 11-212