Revised Petition Filing Calendar for Congressional Candidates Released

In accordance with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s order requiring a new congressional redistricting plan for the May 15, 2018 primary election, below are the petition filing adjustments to the election calendar, which are applicable ONLY to the office of Representative in Congress:

  •  February 27     First day to circulate and file nomination petitions.
  •  March 20         Last day to circulate and file nomination petitions.
  •  March 22         Ballot lottery.
  •  March 27         Last day for withdrawal by candidates who file nomination petitions.
  •  March 27         Last day to file objections to nomination petitions.

The original petition filing dates, as posted on the Township calendar, are still applicable to all other offices.

For complete information on congressional redistricting, including the proposed revised districts, click here.

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