Calendar for June 25, 2019 Primary Election: (The State Legislature sets up Calendar)

Fulton County Board of Elections Designating Petition Guidelines

Designating Petitions:
First day to circulate Designating Petitions         February 26th, 2019
Last day to circulate Designating Petitions         April 4th, 2019

Dates and Hours for filing. Designating Petitions:
Monday, April 1st                        9 am to 5 pm
Tuesday, April 2nd                      9 am to 5 pm
Wednesday, April 3rd                  9 am to 5 pm
Thursday, April 4th                      9 am to 5 pm

For Designating Petitions Filed on: General Objections Must be Received by:
Monday, April 1st Thursday, April 4th
Tuesday, April 2nd Friday, April 5th
Wednesday, April 3rd Monday, April 8th
Thursday, April 4th Monday, April 8th
For General Objections Filed on: Specifications Must be Received by:
Monday, April 4th Thursday, April 11th
Tuesday, April 5th Friday, April 12th
Wednesday, April 8th Monday, April 15th

Last day to file Authorization of petition designation                                         
Monday, April 8th

Last day to file Acceptance or Declination of petition designation                   
Monday, April 9th

Last day to fill Vacancy caused by declination of petition designation             
Friday, April 12th

Last day to institute Judicial Proceedings in regard to designating petition     
Thursday, April 18th or (3) business days after BOE determines petition is invalid.

Fulton County Board of Elections OTB/Independent Petition Guidelines

Petition for Opportunity to Ballot:
First day to circulate Petition for Opportunity to Ballot            March 19th

Last day to file Petition for Opportunity to Ballot                     April 11th

Last day to file objections to Petition for Opportunity to Ballot: Three (3) days after the filing of the petition. *

Last day to file specification of objections to Petition for Opportunity to Ballot: Six (6) days after filing objections. *

*If a Saturday or Sunday, then filed by 5pm the next business day, which is usually Monday.

Independent Petitions:
First day to circulate Independent Petitions    April 16th, 2019
Last day to circulate Independent Petitions    May 28th, 2019

Dates and Hours for filing. Designating Petitions:
Tuesday, May 21st                 9 am to 5 pm
Wednesday, May 22nd          9 am to 5 pm
Thursday, May 23rd               9 am to 5 pm
Friday, May 24th                    9 am to 5 pm
Tuesday, May 28th                9 am to 5 pm


Last day to file Acceptance or Declination of petition designation            
Friday, May 31st

Last day to fill Vacancy caused by declination o petition designation       
Monday, June 3rd

2019 Political Calendar