Municipal Election – November 5, 2019

No later than this date candidate nominated at the Primary may withdraw his name as a candidate for any such office. August 12
Last day to register to vote for the Election. October 7
As soon as possible after ballots are printed and in no event later than this day, County Board of Elections must begin to deliver or mail all absentee ballots for the Election. October 22
No earlier than this date nor later than November 2, County Board of Elections to issue Election Proclamation. October 26
Last day before the Election absentee ballot applications for civilian absentee ballots shall be received in the office of the County Board of Elections at any time prior to 5:00 pm from certain persons. October 29
All civilian absentee ballots must be received by the County Boards of Elections no later than 5:00 pm on this date to be valid. November 1
General Election – Polls to remain open continuously between the hours of 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. November 5
First day to register to vote after the Election. November 6
County Return Board meets at 9:00 am to compute and canvass the returns of the Election. November 8
By this date, County Board of Elections to certify the results of the Election to the Secretary of the Commonwealth and to such other authorities as may be provided by law. November 25

Political Campaign Expense Report Filing Dates for 2019

Due Date

Complete As Of

Report Type

January 31, 2019 December 31, 2018 2018 Annual Report
April 9, 2019 April 1, 2019 *6th Tuesday Before Primary
May 10, 2019 May 6, 2019 2nd Friday Before Primary
June 20, 2019 June 10, 2019 30 Days After Primary
September 24, 2019 September 16, 2019 *6th Tuesday Before Election
October 25, 2019 October 21, 2019 2nd Friday Before Election
December 5, 2019 November 25, 2019 30 Days After Election
January 31, 2020 December 31, 2019 2019 Annual Report
* Statewide offices only

NOTE: Postmarks are acceptable as proof of timely filing where report is postmarked by the US Postal Service no later than the day prior to the filing deadline.


2019 Primary Election Voters’ Guide now!

These Are the Offices Up for Election on May 21, 2019

Our 2019 Primary Endorsements:

Pennsylvania Superior Court: Amanda Green Hawkins – CONGRATULATIONS, AMANDA!
Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas: Mary McGinley – CONGRATULATIONS, MARY!
Allegheny County Council At-Large: Bethany Hallam – CONGRATULATIONS, BETHANY!
Allegheny County Council District 11: Paul Klein – CONGRATULATIONS, PAUL!
Allegheny County Executive: Rich Fitzgerald –  CONGRATULATIONS, RICH.
Allegheny County District Attorney: Turahn Jenkins – THANKS FOR A VERY STRONG RUN, TURAHN!
Allegheny County Controller: Chelsa Wagner – CONGRATULATIONS, CHELSA!
Allegheny County Treasurer: John Weinstein – – CONGRATULATIONS, JOHN.
City of Pittsburgh Controller: Michael Lamb – – CONGRATULATIONS, MIKE.
City of Pittsburgh Council District 5: Corey O’Connor – CONGRATULATIONS, COREY.
City of Pittsburgh Council District 9: Cherylie Fuller – THANKS FOR A VERY STRONG RUN, CHERYLIE!
Pittsburgh Board of Public Education District 4: Pam Harbin – – CONGRATULATIONS, PAM!

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2018 14th Ward General Election Results