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January 1 – May 4, 2022 - Absentee Application Period - Eligible Absentee Voters can send an absentee ballot application to their County Clerk in person, by mail, or electronically.

January 1 – May 4, 2022 – Absentee Application Period - Military or Overseas Voters may request an absentee ballot.

January 10 – January 29, 2022 – Candidate Filing Period

March 25, 2022 - County Clerks begin mailing absentee ballots to voters from whom they received applications.

April 19, 2022 – Voter Registration Deadline

April 27 – May 7, 2022 – Early Voting in Person - Voter may vote an early ballot at the county courthouse, an annex or a designated community voting location during normal business hours. Early voting must be conducted between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on the last 2 Saturdays before the Primary Election.

May 3 – Noon, May 10, 2022 – Receive Requests for Emergency Absentee Ballot - This falls under the below circumstances:

  • Voter in the hospital on Election Day
  • Replacement poll worker appointed after the period for Early Voting
  • Voter in licensed health care facilities within an adjacent county or within 35 miles of the county seat (county policy required)
  • Voter in nursing home within the county if he or she has resided there for a period of less than 30 days (county policy required)
  • Voter becomes confined, on or after the seventh day

May 4, 2022 – Deadline for Absentee Ballot Applications

May 7, 2022 – Deadline for Early Voting in Person

May 9, 2022 – Deadline for Hand-Deliver Absentee Ballot to the Clerk’s Office

May 10, 2022 – ELECTION DAY

May 10, 2022 – Absentee Ballots Received Electronically From Eligible Voters Accepted - Absentee ballots submitted electronically by eligible military and overseas voters and eligible voters with physical disabilities are accepted by close of polls.

May 11, 2022– Absentee Ballots without Postmark Accepted

May 16, 2022 – Absentee Ballots Postmarked by Election Day Accepted


August 1, 2022 - Deadline for No Party Organization/Unaffiliated Candidates to File Nominating Petitions, Certificate of Announcements and Pay Filing Fee

August 16 – November 2, 2022 – Absentee Application Period - Eligible Absentee Voters can send an absentee ballot application to their County Clerk in person, by mail, or electronically. Military or Overseas Voters who applied absentee in the Primary Election will automatically receive a ballot for the General Election.

March 25, 2022 – County Clerks begin mailing absentee ballots to voters from whom they received applications

October 18, 2022 – Voter Registration Deadline

October 26 – November 5, 2022 – Early Voting in Person - Voter may vote an early ballot at the county courthouse, an annex or a designated community voting location during normal business hours. Early voting must be conducted between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on the last 2 Saturdays before the Primary Election.

November 1 – Noon, November 8, 2022 - Receive Requests for Emergency Absentee Ballot - This falls under the below circumstances:

  • Voter in the hospital on Election Day
  • Replacement poll worker appointed after the period for Early Voting
  • Voter in licensed health care facilities within an adjacent county or within 35 miles of the county seat (county policy required)
  • Voter in nursing home within the county if he or she has resided there for a period of less than 30 days (county policy required)
  • Voter becomes confined, on or after the seventh day

November 2, 2022 – Deadline for Absentee Ballot Applications

November 5, 2022 – Deadline for Early Voting in Person

November 7, 2022 – Deadline for Hand-Deliver Absentee Ballot to the Clerk’s Office

November 8, 2022 – ELECTION DAY

November 8, 2022 – Absentee Ballots Received Electronically From Eligible Voters Accepted - Absentee ballots submitted electronically by eligible military and overseas voters and eligible voters with physical disabilities are accepted by close of polls.

November 9, 2022– Absentee Ballots without Postmark Accepted

November 14 – Absentee Ballots Postmarked by Election Day Accepted

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