Nomination Petitions

A nomination petition is the method in which a registered democrat or republican get their name on a primary ballot. Petitions are typically available in our office approximately 3 weeks prior to the start of the circulation period. 
(Third party candidates have a different process in which to have their name appear on the ballot. Please contact our office for further information, 717.240.6385.)

ATTENTION -
Nomination petitions for all offices appearing on the 2024 primary ballot need to be obtained from the PA Department of State.


The FIRST DAY for candidates to circulate and file petitions is JANUARY 23, 2024*
The LAST DAY for candidates to circulate and file petitions is FEBRUARY 13, 2024*
The LAST DAY for a candidate who has filed nomination petitions to withdraw is FEBRUARY 28, 2024*
(*These dates are subject to change without notice.)