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2014 Elections

The 2014 election calendar (pdf) tracks election dates, absentee ballot deadlines, voter registration deadlines and early voting dates. State abbreviations are used for each entry in the pdf version (e.g., DC = District of Columbia) Others include:

  • ABS = Absentee Ballot Request deadline
  • EV = Early Voting / In Person Absentee voting period
  • E = Election
  • P = Primary
  • S = Special Election
  • SG = Special General Election
  • SP = Special Primary Election
  • VR = Voter Registration deadline 
January 2014
2 - VR: Louisiana (Orleans)
6 - VR: Ohio
13 - VR: Washington
18 - EV: Louisiana (Orleans)
20 - MLK Day - EV: Louisiana (Orleans)
21 - EV: Louisiana (Orleans)
22 - EV: Louisiana (Orleans)
23 - EV: Louisiana (Orleans)
24 - EV: Louisiana (Orleans), Washington
25 - EV: Louisiana (Orleans), Washington
26 - EV: Washington
27 - EV: Washington
28 - ABS: Louisiana (Orleans) - EV: Washington
29 - EV: Washington - VR: Wisconsin (mail)
30 - EV: Washington
31 - ABS: Louisiana (Orleans) - EV: Washington
 
February 2014
1 - P: Louisiana (Orleans) - EV: Washington
2 - EV: Washington
3 - EV: Washington, Wisconsin - VR: Washington
4 - S: Ohio - ABS: Ohio - EV: Washington, Wisconsin - VR: Kansas
5 - EV: Kansas, Washington, Wisconsin
6 - EV: Kansas, Washington, Wisconsin
7 - EV: Kansas, Washington, Wisconsin
8 - EV: Washington, Wisconsin
9 - EV: Washington, Wisconsin
10 - EV: Kansas, Washington, Wisconsin - VR: Virginia
11 - S: Washington, Wisconsin - EV: Kansas
12 - VR: Louisiana (Orleans) - EV: Kansas, Wisconsin
13 - ABS: Wisconsin (mail) - EV: Kansas, Wisconsin
14 - ABS: Wisconsin (in person) - EV: Kansas, Wisconsin - VR: Idaho, Wisconsin
17 - Presidents’ Day - EV: Kansas
18 - P: Wisconsin - EV: Kansas, Texas - VR: Georgia, Illinois
19 - EV: Kansas, Texas
20 - EV: Kansas, Texas
21 - ABS: Kansas, Texas - EV: Kansas, Texas
24 - EV: Georgia, Kansas, Texas
25 - P: Kansas (city) - ABS: Virginia - EV: Georgia, Texas
26 - EV: Georgia, Texas
27 - EV: Georgia, Texas - VR: Connecticut
28 - EV: Georgia, Texas
 
March 2014
1 - ABS: Virginia - EV: Louisiana (Orleans)
3 - ABS: Connecticut - EV: Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana (Orleans) - VR: Connecticut
4 - P: Connecticut, Texas, Virginia - EV: Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana (Orleans)
5 - ABS: Idaho - EV: Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana (Orleans) - VR: Louisiana
6 - EV: Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana (Orleans)
7 - ABS: Idaho - EV: Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana (Orleans)
8 - EV: Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana (Orleans)
10 - EV: Georgia, Illinois - VR: California
11 - ABS: Louisiana (Orleans) - G: Idaho - EV: Georgia, Illinois - VR: Kansas
12 - EV: Georgia, Illinois, Kansas - VR: Missouri, Wisconsin (mail)
13 - EV: Georgia, Illinois, Kansas
14 - ABS: Louisiana (Orleans) - EV: Georgia, Illinois, Kansas
15 - G: Louisiana (Orleans) - EV: Georgia, Illinois
17 - EV: Kansas, Wisconsin
18 - G: Illinois - S: Georgia - ABS: California - EV: Kansas, Wisconsin
19 - EV: Kansas, Wisconsin
20 - EV: Kansas, Wisconsin
21 - EV: Kansas, Wisconsin
22 - EV: Louisiana, Wisconsin
24 - EV: Kansas, Louisiana, Wisconsin - VR: Washington
25 - S: California - EV: Kansas, Louisiana, Wisconsin
26 - EV: Kansas, Louisiana, Wisconsin
27 - EV: Kansas, Louisiana, Wisconsin
28 - ABS: Kansas, Wisconsin (mail) - EV: Kansas, Louisiana, Wisconsin
29 - ABS: Wisconsin (in person) - EV: Louisiana
31 - EV: Kansas - VR: Wisconsin
 
April 2014
1 - G: Kansas, Wisconsin - ABS: Louisiana
2 - VR: Louisiana
4 - EV: Washington
5 - P: Louisiana (muni) - EV: Washington
6 - EV: Washington
7 - EV: Washington - VR: Indiana, Ohio
8 - G: Missouri (muni) - ABS: Indiana - EV: Washington
9 - EV: Washington
10 - EV: Washington - VR: Texas
11 - EV: Washington
12 - EV: Nebraska, Washington
13 - EV: Washington
14 - EV: Nebraska, Washington - VR: Virginia, Washington
15 - EV: Nebraska, Washington
16 - EV: Nebraska, Washington
17 - EV: Nebraska, Washington
18 - EV: Nebraska, Washington
19 - EV: Louisiana, Nebraska, Washington
20 - EV: Washington - VR: Arkansas
21 - EV: Louisiana, Nebraska, Washington - VR: Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Wyoming
22 - S: Washington - EV: Louisiana, Nebraska
23 - EV: Louisiana, Nebraska
24 - EV: Louisiana, Nebraska, North Carolina
25 - EV: Louisiana, Nebraska, North Carolina - VR: Idaho, Nebraska
26 - ABS: Indiana - EV: Louisiana, Nebraska, North Carolina
28 - EV: Nebraska, North Carolina, Texas
29 - ABS: Louisiana, Virginia - EV: Nebraska, North Carolina, Texas - VR: Oregon
30 - EV: Nebraska, North Carolina, Texas, West Virginia
 
May 2014
1 - ABS: Texas - EV: Nebraska, North Carolina, Texas, West Virginia
2 - EV: Nebraska, North Carolina, Texas, West Virginia
3 - G: Louisiana (muni) - ABS: Ohio, Virginia - EV: Nebraska, North Carolina, Texas, West Virginia - VR: Mississippi
5 - ABS: Indiana - EV: Nebraska, Texas, West Virginia - VR: Montana
6 - G: Virginia - P: Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio - EV: Nebraska, Texas, West Virginia - VR: New Mexico
7 - ABS: Nebraska, West Virginia - EV: Nebraska, West Virginia
8 - EV: Nebraska, West Virginia
9 - EV: Nebraska, West Virginia
10 - E: Texas - EV: Nebraska, West Virginia - VR: South Carolina
12 - EV: Nebraska
13 - P: Nebraska, West Virginia - ABS: Kentucky, Pennsylvania - EV: Arkansas - VR: New Jersey
14 - ABS: Idaho - EV: Arkansas
15 - EV: Arkansas
16 - ABS: Idaho, Pennsylvania - EV: Arkansas
17 - EV: Arkansas, New Mexico
19 - EV: New Mexico - VR: California, South Dakota, Virginia
20 - P: Arkansas, Idaho, Kentucky, Oregon, Pennsylvania - EV: New Mexico - VR: Maine, Nevada
21 - EV: New Mexico
22 - EV: New Mexico
23 - EV: New Mexico
24 - ABS: Mississippi - EV: Nevada, New Mexico - VR: Iowa
26 - Memorial Day - EV: Nevada, New Mexico
27 - ABS: California - EV: Nevada, New Mexico - VR: Utah
28 - EV: Nevada, New Mexico
29 - EV: Nevada, New Mexico
30 - EV: Nevada, New Mexico - VR: New York, Oklahoma
31 - ABS: Mississippi - EV: Nevada, New Mexico
 
June 2014
2 - ABS: Mississippi, Montana, South Dakota - EV: Nevada - VR: Colorado - 3 - P: California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, South Dakota - ABS: Virginia - EV: Nevada - VR: Maryland
4 - EV: Nevada - VR: New York
5 - EV: Nevada
6 - P: Alabama - EV: Nevada - ABS: Colorado
7 - ABS: Virginia
9 - VR: Utah
10 - P: Maine, Nevada, North Dakota, South Carolina, Virginia - EV: Utah
11 - EV: Utah
12 - EV: Maryland, Utah
13 - EV: Maryland, Utah
14 - EV: Maryland
16 - EV: Colorado, Maryland, Utah - VR: Colorado (online), Georgia
17 - ABS: Maryland - EV: Colorado, Maryland, Utah
18 - EV: Colorado, Maryland, Utah
19 - EV: Colorado, Maryland, Utah
20 - ABS: Colorado, Maryland - EV: Colorado, Utah
21 - EV: Colorado
23 - ABS: New York - EV: Colorado, Georgia
24 - P: Colorado, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, Utah - EV: Georgia
25 - EV: Georgia
26 - EV: Georgia
27 - EV: Georgia
30 - EV: Georgia
 
July 2014
1 - EV: Georgia
2 - EV: Georgia
3 - EV: Georgia
4 - Fourth of July
7 - EV: Georgia - VR: Michigan, Ohio, Washington
8 - EV: Georgia - VR: Tennessee
9 - EV: Georgia - VR: Missouri
10 - EV: Georgia - VR: Hawaii
11 - EV: Georgia
15 - P: Georgia - VR: Kansas
16 - EV: Kansas
17 - EV: Kansas
18 - EV: Kansas, Washington
19 - EV: Washington
20 - EV: Washington
21 - EV: Kansas, Washington - VR: Minnesota
22 - EV: Kansas, Washington
23 - EV: Kansas, Washington - VR: Wisconsin (mail)
24 - EV: Kansas, Washington
25 - EV: Kansas, Washington
26 - EV: Washington
27 - EV: Washington
28 - EV: Kansas, Washington, Wisconsin - VR: Arizona, Washington
29 - EV: Kansas, Washington, Wisconsin
30 - EV: Kansas, Washington, Wisconsin
31 - ABS: Tennessee - EV: Arizona, Kansas, Washington, Wisconsin
 
August 2014
1 - ABS: Kansas - EV: Arizona, Kansas, Wisconsin - VR: Idaho
2 - ABS: Hawaii, Ohio, Tennessee - EV: Washington, Wisconsin
3 - EV: Washington
4 - EV: Arizona, Kansas, Washington, Wisconsin
5 - P: Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Washington - S: Ohio - EV: Arizona, Wisconsin
6 - EV: Arizona, Wisconsin
7 - P: Tennessee - ABS: Wisconsin (mail) - EV: Arizona, Wisconsin
8 - ABS: Wisconsin (in person) - EV: Arizona, Wisconsin - VR: Wisconsin
9 - P: Hawaii
10 - VR: Rhode Island
11 - ABS: Connecticut - VR: Connecticut - EV: Arizona
12 - P: Connecticut, Minnesota, Wisconsin - EV: Arizona
13 - EV: Arizona
14 - EV: Arizona
15 - EV: Arizona - VR: New York
16 - EV: Florida - VR: Delaware
17 - EV: Florida
18 - EV: Arizona, Florida
19 - P: AK, Wyoming - EV: Arizona, Florida
20 - ABS: Idaho - EV: Arizona, Florida - VR: Massachusetts, Vermont
21 - EV: Arizona, Florida
22 - ABS: Idaho - EV: Arizona, Florida
23 - EV: Florida
25 - VR: Delaware (UOCAVA)
26 - G: Alabama (muni), Idaho - P: Arizona, Florida, Vermont
30 - VR: New Hampshire
 
September 2014
1 - Labor Day
8 - ABS: Delaware
9 - P: Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island
 
October 2014
1 - VR: Mississippi
4 - EV: Nebraska - VR: South Carolina
5 - VR: Arkansas, Rhode Island
6 - EV: Nebraska - VR: Arizona, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Montana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington
7 - ABS: Indiana - EV: Nebraska - VR: Illinois, New Mexico
8 - EV: Nebraska - VR: Missouri
9 - EV: Arizona, Nebraska
10 - EV: Arizona, Nebraska - VR: Idaho, Oklahoma
11 - EV: Arizona, Nebraska - VR: Delaware
13 - Columbus Day - EV: Arizona, Nebraska
14 - EV: Arizona, Georgia, Nebraska - VR: Colorado, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, Oregon, Virginia
15 - EV: Arizona, Georgia, Kansas, Nebraska, Tennessee - VR: Massachusetts, New York, Wisconsin (mail)
16 - EV: Arizona, Georgia, Kansas, Nebraska, Tennessee
17 - EV: Arizona, Georgia, Kansas, Nebraska, Tennessee, Washington - VR: Nebraska
18 - EV: Arizona, Georgia, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Tennessee, Washington
19 - EV: Washington
20 - EV: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin - VR: California, Delaware, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
21 - EV: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin - VR: Connecticut, Minnesota
22 - EV: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
23 - EV: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana.Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
24 - ABS: Texas - EV: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin - VR: New Hampshire
25 - ABS: Indiana, Mississippi - EV: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin - VR: Iowa
26 - EV: Florida, Washington
27 - ABS: Indiana - EV: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin - VR: Colorado (online), Washington
28 - ABS: California, Colorado, Hawaii, Kentucky, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia - EV: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin - VR: Connecticut
29 - ABS: Idaho, West Virginia - EV: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin - VR: Vermont
30 - ABS: Wisconsin (mail) EV: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
31 - ABS: Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin (in person) - EV: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin - VR: Wisconsin
 
November 2014
1 - ABS: Indiana, Mississippi, Ohio, Virginia - EV: Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Washington, West Virginia
2 - EV: Washington
3 - ABS: Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Mississippi, Montana, South Dakota - EV: Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Washington
4 - G: All states but Louisiana - P: Louisiana
5 - VR: Louisiana
11 Veterans Day
22 - EV: Louisiana
24 - EV: Louisiana
25 - EV: Louisiana
26 - EV: Louisiana
27 - Thanksgiving - EV: Louisiana
28 - EV: Louisiana
29 - EV: Louisiana
 
December 2014
2 - ABS: Louisiana
6 - G: Louisiana
 

 

2013 Elections

2013 election calendar

2012 Elections

2012 election calendar (abbreviations include PPE=Presidential Preference Election)

2011 Elections

MAY 3, 2011:
Indiana - Indianapolis Mayoral Primary

MAY 14, 2011:
Texas - Dallas & Houston Mayoral Primaries
West Virginia - Gubernatorial Special Primary

MAY 17, 2011:
California - CD-36 Special Primary Election
Kentucky - Gubernatorial Primary
Pennsylvania - Philadelphia Mayoral Primary

MAY 24, 2011:
New York - CD-26 Special Election

JULY 12, 2011:
California - CD-36 Special Run-Off Election

AUGUST 2, 2011:
Mississippi - Gubernatorial Primary

AUGUST 23, 2011:
Mississippi - Gubernatorial Primary Run-Off

SEPTEMBER 13, 2011:
Maryland - Baltimore Mayoral Primary
Nevada - CD-2 Special Election
Utah - Salt Lake City Mayoral Primary

OCTOBER 4, 2011:
West Virginia - Gubernatorial Special General Election

OCTOBER 6, 2011:
Tennessee - Memphis Mayoral Primary

OCTOBER 22, 2011:
Louisiana - Gubernatorial Primary

NOVEMBER 8, 2011:
California - San Francisco Mayoral Election
Indiana - Indianapolis Mayoral General Election
Kentucky - Gubernatorial & Legislative General Election
Maryland - Baltimore Mayoral General Election
Mississippi - Gubernatorial & Legislative General Election
New Jersey - Legislative General Election
Pennsylvania - Philadelphia Mayoral Election
Texas - Dallas & Houston Mayoral Elections
Utah - Salt Lake City Mayoral Election
Virginia - Legislative General Election

NOVEMBER 10, 2011:
Tennessee - Memphis Mayoral Run-Off

NOVEMBER 19, 2011:
Louisiana - Gubernatorial General Election
 

2010 Statewide and Congressional Elections

February

Illinois - February 2

March

Texas - March 2 (Runoff April 13 if necessary)

May

Indiana - May 4
North Carolina - May 4 (Runoff June 22 if necessary)
Ohio - May 4
Nebraska - May 11
West Virginia - May 11
Arkansas - May 18 (Runoff June 8 if necessary)
Kentucky - May 18
Oregon - May 18
Pennsylvania - May 18
Idaho - May 25

June

Alabama - June 1 (Runoff June 22 if necessary)
Mississippi - June 1 (Runoff July 13 if necessary)
New Mexico - June 1
California - June 8
Iowa - June 8
Maine - June 8
Montana - June 8
Nevada - June 8
New Jersey - June 8
North Dakota - June 8
South Carolina - June 8 (Runoff June 22 if necessary)
South Dakota - June 8 (Runoff June 29 if necessary)
Virginia - June 8
Utah - June 22

July

Georgia - July 20 (Runoff August 10 if necessary)
Oklahoma - July 27 (Runoff August 24 if necessary)

August

Kansas - August 3
Michigan - August 3
Missouri - August 3
Tennessee - August 5
Colorado - August 10
Connecticut - August 10
Minnesota - August 10
Washington - August 17
Wyoming - August 17
Alaska - August 24
Arizona - August 24
Florida - August 24
Vermont - August  24
Louisiana Congressional - August 28 (Runoff October 2 if necessary)

September

Guam - September 4
Virgin Islands - September 11
Delaware - September 14
District of Columbia - September 14
Maryland - September 14
Massachusetts - September 14
New Hampshire - September 14
New York - September 14
Rhode Island - September 14
Wisconsin - September 14
Hawaii - September 18

 


 
2009 Statewide and Special Congressional Elections

General Election - November 3

New Jersey (Statewide)

Virginia (Statewide)

California Special Congressional General (CA-10)

New York Special Congressional Election (NY-23)

September 1

California Special Congressional Primary (CA-10)

July 14

California Special Congressional General (CA-32)

June 9

Virginia Primary (Statewide)

June 2

New Jersey Primary (Statewide)

May 19

California Special Congressional Primary (CA-32)

March 31

New York Special Congressional Election (NY-20)

 


 
2008 State Primary Dates

2008 Presidential & Congressional Primary Dates
(compiled by the Federal Election Commission)

NASS 2008 Presidential Primary/Caucus Calendar
(compiled by the National Association of Secretaries of State )