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Important Dates

June 17 - Target date for mailing military and overseas ballots for the August Primary Election
July 12 - Target date for mailing regular Primary Election ballots
July 25 - Deadline to receive new registrations and voter updates online and by mail for the August Primary Election
August 2 - Last day for in-person registration for the Primary Election
August 2 - Primary Election - ELECTION DAY


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2022 Candidate Filing

First day filing officer may receive candidate declarations by mail
Monday, May 2
print a declaration of candidacy

Official Candidate Filing Week
Monday, May 16 - Friday, May 20
In person: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Online: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Click here for Online Candidate Filing information

Candidate Withdrawal Deadline
Monday, May 23 by 5:00 pm
Candidate Withdrawal Form

Lot Drawing
Monday, May 23 - 11:00am

Candidate Statements and Photos
Friday, May 27 by 4:30 p.m. is the last day to submit candidate statement and photo

Candidate Video
Tuesday, May 31 - Friday, June 3 video production week