2020 Primary Election

March

20-March (Friday) Last day for the Secretary of State to prepare an election notice for the June 30th Primary Election to be used in conjunction with a federal write-in absentee ballot. (At least 100 days before a regularly scheduled election)

 

April

6-April (Monday) Last day to file minor party candidate petitions. (No later than 85 days before primary election)

24-April (Friday) Last day a write-in candidate may file an Affidavit of Intent for the June 30th Primary Election. (By the close of business on the 67th day before the Primary Election)

25-April (Saturday) Last day to hold major/minor party assemblies. (Party assembly shall be held on April 25, 2020 due to public health concerns; 2020 only.) 1-4-601(1)(b)(I) 1-4-1304(1.5)(f)(I) *

For major parties, designation and acceptance forms must be filed no later than four days after the adjournment of the assembly. Certificates of designation may be transmitted by facsimile transmission; however, the original certificate must also be filed and postmarked no later than ten days after the adjournment of the assembly.

For minor parties, designation forms must be filed no later than 4 days after the assembly. Acceptance forms must be postmarked or received by the DEO no later than 4 business days after the filing of the certificate of designation. If faxed, the originals must also be filed and postmarked no later than 10 days after the adjournment of the assembly.

Objections to nominations, designations, or petitions must be filed with the district court within 5 days after the election official’s sufficiency statement was issued or after the certificate of designation was filed with the designated election official.

 

May

1-May (Friday)    Last day for the state central committee of each political party to file with the Secretary of State a compilation of the certificates of designation of each assembly that nominated candidates for any national or state office or for member of the general assembly, district attorney, or district office greater than a county office.

Last day for party assembly vacancy committee to fill a vacancy resulting from the failure of a party assembly to designate a candidate. (No later than 60 days before the Primary Election; only for 2020)

7-May (Thursday)   Last day for the Secretary of State to deliver the June 30th Primary Election ballot order and content to county clerks. (On or before May 7, 2020; only for 2020)

16-May (Saturday)   Deadline for county clerk to transmit a primary election ballot to military and overseas voters for the June 30th Primary Election. (No later than 45 days before the Primary Election)

The county clerk must report to the Secretary of State the number of ballots transmitted to military and overseas electors for the June 30th Primary Election by the 45-day deadline. (No later than 45 days before the election)

First day a county clerk may begin issuing a mail ballot to any eligible elector who requests one in person at the county clerk’s office for the June 30th Primary Election. (No sooner than 45 days before election)

29-May (Friday)  Ballots for the June 30th Primary Election must be printed and in possession of the county clerk. (No later than 32 days before the Primary Election)

County clerk must begin issuing mail ballots for the June 30th Primary Election to any eligible elector who requests one in person at the county clerk’s office. (No later than 32 days before election)

 

June

1-June (Monday)   Last day for voters who are affiliated with a political party to change or withdraw their affiliation if they wish to vote in a different party’s primary election for the June 30th Primary Election. (Up to and including the 29th day before the Primary Election)

8-June (Monday)   First day that mail ballots for the June 30th Primary Election may be mailed to voters, except for UOCAVA voters. (Not sooner than 22 days before the Primary Election, now applies to unaffiliated voters)

12-June (Friday)   Last day to send out initial mail ballots for the June 30th Primary Election. (No later than 18 days before the Primary Election)

22-June (Monday)    Last day for an individual to submit a voter registration application and still receive a ballot in the mail for the June 30th Primary Election. (Through the 8th day before an election)

Primary Election

30-June (Tuesday)  Polls open 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

If you have any questions or concerns contact me directly.

Jeff Jensen email: [email protected]

Personal phone numbers:

Cell# 970-222-0131 OR 970-364-6191