2022 General Election

NOVEMBER 8, 2022

Those interested in running office and the filing deadlines:

  • Partisan County and Township Offices: August 8 – August 31 (5:00 p.m.)
  • County Ag. Extension, Soil and Water, and Hospital Trustees: By August 31, 2022 (5:00 p.m.)


  • August 8, 2022--First day to file for Partisan County and Township Offices 
  • August 30, 2022—First Day to Submit Absentee Requests for the November 8th General Election. Please note that ballots won’t be mailed until October 19, 2022.
  •  August 31,2022—Last day to file nomination papers for County Ag Extension, Soil & Water, Hospital Trustees, Township Clerks and Trustees for Taylor and Washington Townships and NPPO Party candidates . Open until 5:00 p.m.
  •  September 6, 2022—County Objection, Withdrawal, and Substitution Deadline. Last day to file written objections to nomination petitions filed with the County Auditor. Deadline is 5:00 pm.
  •  October 19, 2022—Absentee Ballots Ready. First day absentee ballots may be voted in the Auditor’s office and mailed out.
  •  October 24, 2022—Worry-Free Postmark Date. Mailed voter registration forms which are postmarked on or before today are considered on time to be pre-registered for the primary election even if they are received after the pre-registration deadline.
  •  October 24, 2022—Voter Pre-Registration Deadline. The deadline to pre-register to vote for the Primary Election is 5:00 p.m. Voters may still register after this date, but need to show both ID and proof of residence. 
  •  October 24, 2022—Absentee Ballot by Mail Request Deadline. Deadline is 5:00 p.m. Postmarks do not count.
  •  November 5, 2022—Auditor’s office open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  •  November 7, 2022—Absentee Ballot In-Person Deadline.  Last day to request and vote an absentee ballot in person at the Auditor’s Office. Last day to fix incomplete affidavits. 
  •  November 8, 2022GENERAL ELECTION DAY. Polls open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Absentee Ballot Deadline 8:00 p.m.
  •  November 14, 2022—Canvass of Votes
  •  November 17, 2022—Recount Request Deadline. Auditor’s office open until 5:00 p.m.