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2021 Political Calendar


CHEMUNG COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS

     POLITICAL CALENDAR 2021

MARCH 2    FIRST DAY TO SIGN DESIGNATING PETITIONS

MARCH 22-25    DATES FOR FILING DESIGNATING PETITIONS (from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

MARCH 25-29    LAST DAYS TO FILE GENERAL OBJECTIONS TO DESIGNATING PETITIONS
                              (WITHIN 3 DAYS  AFTER PETITION IS FILED)

MARCH 29    LAST DAY TO ACCEPT OR DECLINE DESIGNATION
                                                                  
MARCH 29     LAST DAY TO FILE AUTHORIZATION OF DESIGNATION
                          (PARTY ENDORSEMENTS)

MARCH 31 - APRIL 4    LAST DAYS TO FILE SPECIFICATIONS TO OBJECTIONS FOR
                                       DESIGNATING PETITIONS
                                         (WITHIN 6 DAYS AFTER GENERAL OBJECTIONS ARE FILED) 

APRIL 2    LAST DAY TO FILL VACANCY CAUSED BY DECLINATION
                   (DESIGNATION PETITIONS)

APRIL 13    FIRST DAY TO SIGN INDEPENDENT NOMINATING PETITIONS

MAY 18-25    DATES FOR FILING INDEPENDENT NOMINATING PETITIONS

MAY 21-28    LAST DAYS TO FILE GENERAL OBJECTIONS TO INDEPENDENT
                      NOMINATING PETITIONS 
                        (WITHIN 3 DAYS AFTER PETITION IS FILED)

MAY 27 - JUNE 3    LAST DAYS TO FILE SPECIFICATIONS TO
                                OBJECTIONS FOR INDEPENDENT
                                   (WITHIN 6 DAYS
AFTER GENERAL OBJECTIONS ARE FILED)

MAY 28    LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE FOR PRIMARY ELECTIONS

MAY 28    LAST DAY TO ACCEPT OR DECLINE INDEPENDENT NOMINATIONS

JUNE 1    LAST DAY TO FILL VACANCY CAUSED BY DECLINATION
                  (INDEPENDENT NOMINATIONS)   

JUNE 12-20    EARLY VOTING DAYS FOR PRIMARY

JUNE 15    LAST DAY TO POSTMARK APPLICATION FOR AN ABSENTEE
                   BALLOT FOR PRIMARY
 
JUNE 21    LAST DAY TO APPLY IN PERSON FOR AN ABSENTEE
                   BALLOT FOR PRIMARY

JUNE 22    LAST DAY TO POSTMARK OR DELIVER IN PERSON AN ABSENTEE
                   BALLOT FOR 
 PRIMARY

JUNE 22    PRIMARY ELECTION DAY 6:00 AM TO 9:00 PM 

JUNE 25    LAST DAY TO DECLINE INDEPENDENT NOMINATION AFTER
                  ACCEPTANCE IF NOMINEE
LOSES PRIMARY

AUGUST 2    LAST DAY TO SUBMIT PROPOSAL, PROPOSITION, OR REFERENDUM
                      TO APPEAR ON GENERAL ELECTION BALLOT  (Sec.4-106.b)

OCTOBER 8    LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE FOR GENERAL ELECTION
 
OCTOBER 23-31    EARLY VOTING DAYS FOR GENERAL ELECTION

OCTOBER 26    LAST DAY TO POSTMARK APPLICATION FOR ABSENTEE
                           BALLOT FOR GENERAL
ELECTION

NOVEMBER 1    LAST DAY TO APPLY IN PERSON FOR AN ABSENTEE
                            BALLOT FOR GENERAL ELECTION

NOVEMBER 2    LAST DAY TO POSTMARK ABSENTEE BALLOT FOR GENERAL ELECTION 

NOVEMBER 2    GENERAL ELECTION DAY 6:00 AM TO 9:00 PM

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.