Election Calendar

ELECTION CALENDAR AT A GLANCE

 

March 20th, 2018

November 6th, 2018

 

How the Election Schedule Works

Even-Numbered Years
Odd-Numbered Years
General Primary Election
Third Tuesday in March
Consolidated Primary Election
Last Tuesday in February
Nominating
Federal Officers
Nominating
Municipal Officers
(in most municipalities)
State Officers
State Senators
Township Officers
State Representatives
Road District Officers
Judicial Officers
Consolidated General Election
First Tuesday in April
County Officers
Sanitary District Trustees
Electing
Political Party Officers
(State, Central, Township, Ward,
and Precinct Committeemen)
Electing
Municipal Officers
(in most municipalities)
General Election
First Tuesday after the First Monday of November
Township Officers
Road District Officers
Electing
Federal Officers
Any unit of government may schedule a
special election or referendum on any of the
four regularly scheduled election days.


                    Revised 3-17-2010
State Officers
State Senators
State Representatives
Judicial Officers
County Officers
Sanitary District Trustees
Retaining
Judicial Officers
(Supreme, Appellate or Circuit
Judges seeking to succeed
themselves)