Election Calendar

The Election Calendar 2021 for Lehigh County is available for downloading. However, these dates may change. Always check the VotesPA website and the VotesPA Resource Center for the latest dates, applications and information about voter registration and elections.

ELECTION CALENDAR 2021 FOR VOTERS AND CANDIDATES

ELECTION CALENDAR FOR VOTERS
(Scroll down for the ELECTION CALENDAR FOR CANDIDATES.)

Municipal Primary

May 3:  Last day to REGISTER before the primary
Go to the VotesPA Resource Center to find the latest Pennsylvania Voter Registration Mail Application (paper) in English or Spanish. You can also register to vote online.  After you submit your application, you may find voter registration status.  If you have any questions about Voter Registration, contact the Voter Office at the Lehigh County Government Center.  Click here for information or call (610) 782-3194; Fax: 610-770-3845, or email electionboard@lehighcounty.org

May 11:  Last day to APPLY for an official Absentee (Ausencia) or Mail-In (Por Correo) Ballot
Go to the VotesPA Resource Center to find the latest applications (paper) in English or Spanish. You can also apply for Official Absentee Ballot and Mail-In Ballots online in both languages.  
TRACK THE STATUS OF YOUR REQUEST FOR VOTE BY MAIL OR ABSENTEE BALLOT by using a PA Voter Services tool that is available in English and Spanish.

May 18:  Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted mail-in and civilian absentee ballots (must be received by 8:00 P.M.)

May 18:  MUNICIPAL PRIMARY
Check here for polling places in Lehigh County.

May 19:  First day to REGISTER after primary

May 25:  Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (submitted for delivery no later than 11:59 P.M. on May 17)

Municipal Election

October 18:  Last day to REGISTER before the November election
Go to the VotesPA Resource Center to find the latest Pennsylvania Voter Registration Mail Application (paper) in English or Spanish. You can also register to vote online. After you submit your application, you may find voter registration status.  If you have any questions about Voter Registration, contact the Voter Office at the Lehigh County Government Center.  Click here for information or call (610) 782-3194; Fax: 610-770-3845, or email electionboard@lehighcounty.org

October 26: Last day to APPLY for an official Absentee (Ausencia) or Mail-In (Por Correo) Ballot
Go to the VotesPA Resource Center to find the latest applications (paper) in English or Spanish. You can also apply for Official Absentee Ballot and Mail-In Ballots online in both languages.
TRACK THE STATUS OF YOUR REQUEST FOR VOTE BY MAIL OR ABSENTEE BALLOT by using a PA Voter Services tool that is available in English and Spanish.

November 2:  Last day for County Boards of Elections to receive voted mail-in and civilian absentee ballots (must be received by 8:00 P.M.)

November 2: MUNICIPAL ELECTION

November 3:  First day to REGISTER after November election

November 9:  Last day for County Board of Elections to receive voted military and overseas absentee ballots (submitted for delivery no later than 11:59 P.M. on November 1)

ELECTION CALENDAR FOR CANDIDATES
If you have any questions about running for local office, contact the Voter Office at the Lehigh County Government Center.  Click here for information or call (610) 782-3194; Fax: 610-770-3845, or email electionboard@lehighcounty.org  Additional information about running for local office is also available on our website.

Municipal Primary
February 16:  First day to circulate and file nomination petitions

March 9:  Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions

March 10:  First day to circulate and file nomination papers

March 16:  Last day to file objections to nomination petitions

March 24:  Last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions

Municipal Election

August 2:  Last day to circulate and file nomination papers

August 9:  Last day to file objections to nomination petitions

August 9:  Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated by nomination papers

August 9:  Last day for withdrawal by candidates nominated at the primary

Note: Dates in this calendar are subject to change without notice.

Lehigh County Voter Registration Office Phone: 610-782-3194; Fax: 610-770-3845