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Election Dates and Deadlines

2018 Gubernatorial General Election Dates & Deadlines

October 12 Public Demonstration of Logic & Accuracy Test (9:00 a.m.)
   
October 16 Close of Voter Registration – Office open until 9:00 p.m.
   
October 18 Write-In Candidacy filing Deadline (5:00 p.m.)
   
October 25 Early Voting Begins – 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
- Every day including Saturday and Sunday
   
October 30
Absentee Request (receive by mail) Deadline
- 8:00 p.m. (mail) 11:59 p.m. (email/fax)
   
November 1 Early Voting Ends – 8:00 p.m. 
   
November 6 ELECTION DAY – Polls open 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
   
November 8 Absentee Ballot 1 Canvass (10:00 a.m.)
   
November 14 Provisional Ballot Canvass (10:00 a.m.)
   
November 16 Absentee Ballot 2 Canvass/Certification (10:00 a.m.)
   
November 19 Voter Registration Reopens 
   
  • Early voting centers campaign sign placement is allowed from Wednesday, October 24, 5:00 p.m. to Friday, November 2, 8:00 a.m.
  • Election Day polling place campaign sign placement is allowed from Monday, November 5, 5:00 p.m. to Wednesday, November 7, 8:00 a.m.