Primary Election – March 17, 2020


Petitions are available for the following offices:

  • State Representative (96th District)
  • County Commissioner (Term Commencing 1-2-21)
  • County Commissioner (Term Commencing 1-3-21)
  • Prosecuting Attorney
  • Clerk of Court of Common Pleas
  • Sheriff
  • County Recorder
  • County Treasurer
  • County Engineer
  • Coroner
  • Judge of the Court of Common Pleas (Term Commencing 1-1-21)
  • Judge of the Court of Common Pleas (Term Commencing 2-9-21)
  • Judge of the Court of Common Pleas Probate/Juvenile Division (Term Commencing 2-9-21)

Forms are also available for Member of Democratic and Republican County Central Committee.
The deadline for filing Declaration of Candidacy Petitions/Forms and Local Questions and Issues is December 18, 2019 by 4 p.m.
The deadline to file as a Write In Candidate for the offices listed above is January 6, 2020 by 4 p.m.
The deadline for filing Nominating Petitions for Independent Candidates is March 16, 2020 by 4 p.m.


The deadline for voter registration is February 18, 2020 at 9 p.m.

The Board Office will be open from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. for this deadline.


Absentee voting will begin for all Military and Overseas Civilians on January 31, 2020.

Absentee voting for all other voters will begin no earlier than February 19, 2020.

Extended office hours for in person absentee voting:

Weeks 1, 2 and 3 (beginning the day after the close of registration, except any holiday established by state law) – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Saturday, March 7th – 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Week 4 of voting (March 9th – March 13th) – 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Saturday, March 14th – 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 15th – 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday, March 16th – 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Applications for absentee ballots to be mailed must be received by the Board of Elections no later than Saturday, March 14, 2020 at noon.

All in-country absentee ballots must be received by 7:30 p.m. on Election Day to be counted Election Night or postmarked by March 16, 2020 to be counted for the Official Results.

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