Elections

May 1, 2021 - Uniform Election Date

Authority Conducting Elections

Local Political Subdivisions and Counties

Deadline to post candidate requirements5 Form 1-15 (PDF)

Friday, May 1, 2020

Deadline to post notice of candidate filing deadline1

Monday, December 14, 2020 for local political subdivisions that have a first day to file for their candidates1

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail

Tuesday, January 1, 2021*

*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.

First Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (for local political subdivisions ONLY)1

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Last Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (for local political subdivisions ONLY)2

Friday, February 12, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

 See note below relating to four-year terms 3

Last Day to Order General Election or Election on a Measure

Friday, February 12, 2021

Last Day to Register to Vote

Thursday, April 1, 2021

First Day of Early Voting By Personal Appearance

Monday, April 19, 2021

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail

Saturday, May 1, 2021 (election day) at 7:00 p.m. (unless a late-arriving deadline applies)