2021 Election Dates

Important 2021 Election Dates

Saturday, May 1, 2021 — Uniform Election Date (Limited)

Authority Conducting Elections — Local Political Subdivisions

(County-ordered elections may not be held on this date. County Election Official may, but is not required to, contract to provide election services to political subdivisions holding elections on this date.)

May 1, 2020 — Deadline to post candidate requirements.

Monday, December 14, 2020* — Deadline to Post Notice of Candidate Filing Deadline¬† *For political subdivisions that have a first day to file for their candidates.

Tuesday, January 1, 2021* First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Postcard Application (FPCA). *First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday. An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2021 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 — First day to file for a place on the General Election ballot (local political subdivisions only)

Friday, February 12, 2021 — Last day to order general election or special election on a measure

Friday, February 12, 2021 5 pm — Last day to file for a place on the general election ballot (local political subdivisions only)

Thursday, April 1, 2021 — Last day to register to vote

Monday, April 19, 2021 — First day of early voting by personal appearance

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 — Last day to apply for ballot by mail (received, not postmarked.)

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 — Last day of early voting by personal appearance

Saturday, May 1, 2021 — Election Day/Last day to receive ballot by mail

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 — Uniform election date

Monday, November 2, 2020 — Deadline to post candidate requirements Form 1-15

Tuesday, January 1, 2021* First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Postcard Application (FPCA). *First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday. An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2020 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.

Thursday, June 17, 2021 — Deadline to post notice of candidate filing deadline

Saturday, July 17, 2021 — First day to file for a place on the general election ballot (local political subdivisions only)

Monday, August 16, 2021 — Last day to Order General Election or Election on a Measure

Monday, August 16, 2021 5 pm — Last day to file for a place on the general election ballot (local political subdivisions only)

Monday, October 4, 2021 — Last day to register to vote

Monday, October 18, 2021 — First day of early voting by personal appearance

Friday, October 22, 2021 — Last day to apply for ballot by mail (received, not postmarked)

Friday, October 29, 2021 — Last day to early voting by personal appearance

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 — Election Day/Last day to receive ballot by mail