2018 Election Calendar

 Running for Elective Office in New York State https://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/download/law/2016RunningForElectiveOffice.pdf
2018 New York State Political Calendar http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/law/2018PoliticalCalendar.pdf

Designating Petitions for Federal Office/Federal Primary Election
March 6, 2018 First date to circulate designating petitions
April 9, 2018 – April 12, 2018 filing dates
Signature Requirement for Congress 1,250 signatures

June 26, 2018 Federal Primary (U.S. Senate and Congress)

Designating Petitions for State Offices/State Primary Election
June 5. 2018 first day to sign Petitions
July 9 – July 12 filing dates
Signature Requirement for State Senate 1,000 signatures
Signature Requirement for State Assembly 500 signatures

September 13, 2018 State Primary (State Senate & Assembly)

Independent Petitions for Federal Office
June 19, 2018 First day to sign
July 24 to July 31, 2018 filing dates
Signature Requirement for Congress 3,500

Independent Petitions for State/Local Office signatures
July 10, 2018 First day to sign
August 14 to August 21, 2018 filing dates
Signature Requirement for State Senate 3,000 signatures
Signature Requirement for State Assembly 1,500 signatures

November 6, 2018 General Election