Political Calendar

2022 POLITCAL CALENDAR

Party Designating Petitions 

  • March 1 - First day to sign designating petitions.
  • April 4 through April 7 - Dates for filing designating petitions (from 9 am to 5 pm).
  • April 7 through April 11 - Last days to file general objections to designating petitions.                                                                                                               (Within 3 days after petition is filed)
  • April 11 - Last day to accept or decline designation (4 days after the last day to file).
  • April 13 through April 18 - Last days to file specifications for objections to designating  petitions.                                                                                        (Within 6 days after general objections are filed.)
  • April 15 - Last day to fill vacancy caused by declination.        
  • April 19 - Last day to file authorization of designation. (Party Endorsement / Wilson - Pakula)                                                                                                                                   

Independent Designating Petitions

  • April 19 - First day to sign independent nominating petitions.
  • May 24 through May 31 - Dates for filing Independent nominating petitions. (from 9am to 5pm).
  • May 27 through June 3 - Last days to file general objections to independent nominating petitions.                                                                                   (Within 3 days after petition Is filed.)
  • May 31 through June 6 -  Last days to file specifications for objections to independent petitions.                                                                                        (Within 6 days after general objections are filed.)
  • June 3  - Last day to accept or decline independent nominations.
  • June 6 - Last day to fill vacancy caused by declination. 
  • July 1  - Last day to decline independent nomination after acceptance. If nominee loses primary.


JUNE 3 - LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE FOR PRIMARY ELECTION.

Absentee Voting for Primary Election                                                                                                                  

  • June 13 - Last day for voter to postmark an application for an absentee ballot for primary.
  • June 27 - Last day to apply in person for an absentee ballot for primary.
  • June 28 - Last day to postmark an absentee ballot for primary.                                                                                                                                                              (Must be received at the Board of Elections no later than July 5th, military ballots by July 5th.)
  • June 28 - Last day to deliver in person an absentee ballot for the primary to your County Board or your Poll Site, by the close of polls.

Primary Election Dates

  • June 18 through June 26 - Early voting days for primary.  (Location: Board of Elections, 378 S. Main St. Elmira, NY 14904)                                  
  • June 28 - Primary Election - 6 am to 9 pm  (Location of poll site is determined by resident address.)                                                                         

August 8 - Last day to submit proposal, proposition, or referendum to appear on general election ballot (Sec.4-106.B)


August 13 - LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE FOR SPECIAL ELECTION.

Absentee Voting for Special Election                                                                                                                  

  • August 8 -Last day for board of elections to receive an application or letter of application by mail, online portal, email, or fax for an absentee ballot. 
  • August 22 - Last day to apply in person for an absentee ballot for special election.
  • August 23  - Last day to deliver absentee ballot in person at board of elections.
  • August 23  - Last day to postmark an absentee ballot for special election.                                                                                                                                                                        (Must be received at the Board of Elections no later than August 30, military ballots by September 5th.)

Special Election Dates

  • August 13 through August 21 - Early voting days for Special Election.  (Location: Board of Elections, 378 S. Main St. Elmira, NY 14904)     
  • August 23 - Special Election - 6 am to 9 pm   (Location of poll site is determined by resident address.)


OCTOBER 14 - LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE FOR GENERAL ELECTION.

Absentee Voting for General Election

  • October 24 - Last day for voter to postmark an application for absentee ballot for general election
  • November 7 - Last day to apply in person for absentee ballot for the general election.
  • November 8 - Last day to postmark an absentee ballot for general.                                                                                                                                                           (Must be received at the Board of Elections no later than November 15th, military ballots by November 21st.)
  • November 8 - Last day to deliver in person an absentee ballot for the general to your County Board or your Poll Site, by the close of polls.

General Election Dates

  • October 29 through November 6 - Early voting days for general election.   (Location: Board of Elections, 378 S. Main St. Elmira, NY 14904) 
  • November 8 - General Election - 6 am to 9 pm.  (Location of poll site is determined by resident address.) 

Any information dispensed by this office is subject to and superseded by the Election Law of the State of New York which will take precedent over same in the event of any conflict.