Key Dates and Deadlines

Presidential Primary Election - March 3, 2020

 

Candidate Filing

Key Dates and Deadlines
Description of EventDeadline
Signatures-In-Lieu of Filing Fee Period Sept 12 - Nov 6, 2019
Candidate Statement Period for State Voter Information Guide
  (U.S. Senate and Constitutional Offices)
Oct 24 - Nov 13, 2019
Declaration of Candidacy and Nomination Paper Period Nov 11* - Dec 6, 2019
Candidate Statement Period for County Voter Information Guides
  (U.S. House of Representatives, State Senate, and State Assembly)
Nov 11* - Dec 6, 2019
Randomized Alphabet Drawing Dec 12, 2019
Notice to Candidates for Voter-Nominated Offices Dec 21, 2019*
Certified List of Candidates Dec 26, 2019
Statement of Write-In Candidacy and Nomination Paper Period for Voter-Nominated Offices Jan 6 - Feb 18, 2020
Certified List of Write-In Candidates Feb 21, 2020

Voter Information Guide

Key Dates and Deadlines
Description of EventDeadline
Legislative Measure Qualification Deadline Oct 24, 2019
Ballot Label and Title and Summary Deadline Nov 1, 2019
Argument Submission Deadline Nov 5, 2019
Argument Selection and Exchange Nov 10, 2019*
Analysis, Text, and Bond Statement Deadline Nov 14, 2019
Rebuttal Argument and Summary Information Deadline Nov 14, 2019
Public Inspection Period Nov 19 - Dec 9, 2019
Copy Provided to State Printer Dec 9, 2019
Voter Information Guide Mailing Period Jan 23 - Feb 11, 2020

Registration and Voting

Key Dates and Deadlines
Description of EventDeadline
Military and Overseas Voter Vote-By-Mail Ballot Delivery Period Jan 3 - Jan 18, 2020*
Vote-By-Mail Ballot Mailing Period Feb 3 - Feb 25, 2020
Last Day to Register to Vote Feb 17, 2020*
New Citizen (sworn in after February 17, 2020) Voter Registration Period Feb 18 - Mar 3, 2020
Last Day to Request Vote-By-Mail Ballot Feb 25, 2020
Election Day (7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.) Mar 3, 2020
Last Day to Receive Vote-By-Mail Ballot Postmarked No Later Than March 3, 2020 Mar 6, 2020

* Date falls on a weekend or state holiday; it does not move forward to the next business day.