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Important Dates

September 18 - Target date for mailing military and overseas ballots for the August Primary Election
October 13 - Target date for mailing regular General Election ballots
October 26 - Last day to register to vote by mail or online for the General Election
November 3 - Last day for in-person registration for the General Election
November 3 - General Election


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County Commissioner Guide


Candidates Filing for Office

2021 Candidate Filing

First day filing officer may receive candidate declarations by mail
Monday, May 3

Official Candidate Filing Week
Monday, May 17 - Friday, May 21
print a declaration of candidacy

Candidate Withdrawal Deadline
Monday, May 24 by 5:00 pm

Lot Drawing
Monday, May 24 - 11:00am

Candidate Statements and Photos
Friday, May 28 by 4:30 p.m. is the last day to submit candidate statement and photo

Candidate Video
Tuesday, June 1 - Friday, June 4 video production week