Important Election Deadlines for 2022

Important Election Deadlines
  Description
Friday, May 7, 2021 Deadline to post candidate requirements- To be updated
Monday, December 20, 2021 for local
political subdivisions that have a first day
to file for their candidates
Deadline to Post Notice of Candidate
Filing Deadline (Local Political
Subdivisions Only)
Saturday, January 1, 2022*
*First day to file does not move because
of New Year’s Day holiday. An “Annual
ABBM” or FPCA for a January or
February 2022 election may be filed
earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day
before the date of the January or
February election
First day to apply for a ballot by mail
using Application for a Ballot by Mail
(ABBM) or Federal Post Card Application
(FPCA).
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 First Day to File for a Place on the
General Election Ballot (Local Political
Subdivisions Only)
Friday, February 18, 2022 Last Day to Order General Election or
Special Election on a Measure
Friday, February 18, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
See note below relating to four-year
terms
Last Day to File for a Place on the
General Election Ballot (Local Political
Subdivisions Only)
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-in
Candidacy (Local Political Subdivisions
Only)
Thursday, April 7, 2022 Last Day to Register to Vote
Monday, April 25, 2022  First Day of Early Voting by Personal
Appearance
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail
(Received, not Postmarked)
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Last Day of Early Voting by Personal
Appearance
Saturday, May 7, 2022 (Election Day) at
7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope
is not postmarked, OR Monday, May 9,
2022 (next business day after Election
Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is
postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location
of the election on Election Day (unless
overseas or military voter deadlines
apply)
Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail