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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 PETITIONS
                                         (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.