Elections

2022 Elections

The DC Board of Elections officially certified the results of the 2022 Primary Election at its July 15, 2022 meeting.  Friday, July 22, 2022 is the last day for any voter in the election to file a petition for review of the results of the election in the D.C. Court of Appeals, and the last day for a candidate in the election to request a recount of the certified votes cast in one or more voting precincts.

CERTIFIED RESULTS

GENERAL ELECTION

Proposed List of Vote Centers for Public Comments

2022 General Election Calendar

Candidates

Important Information Regarding the 2022 General Election

  • DCBOE will mail each registered DC voter a mail-in ballot ahead of the November 8, 2022 General Election.
  • To ensure that you receive your mail-in ballot at the correct address, it is critical that you CHECK and UPDATE (if necessary) your voter registration.
  • Mail ballot drop boxes will be distributed to 55 locations throughout the District, and will be open to voters starting in early October. Once mail ballot drop boxes open, voters will be able to return their voted mail-in ballots to any mail ballot drop box location until 8:00 p.m. ET on November 8.
  • Voters may also return their voted mail-in ballot via USPS (must be postmarked by November 8 and received by the Board of Elections no later than November 15), or in person at any Vote Center during the Early Voting period or on Election Day.

Key Dates and Deadlines

  • DCBOE begins sending mail-in ballots to all registered voters: October 3, 2022
  • Mail Ballot Drop Boxes open: October 14, 2022
  • Deadline for receipt of all voter registration applications: October 18, 2022
  • Deadline to request Absentee Ballot*: October 24, 2022
  • Deadline for UOCAVA voters to request an Absentee Ballot: November 5, 2022
  • Early Voting period: October 31 to November 6, 2022
  • General Election Day: November 8, 2022
  • Deadline for DCBOE to receive voted Absentee Ballots: November 15, 2022
*Given that DCBOE is mailing all registered DC voters a mail-in ballot, you do NOT need to request an Absentee Ballot unless you will be away from your DC residence during the 2022 Primary Election.
 

PRIMARY ELECTION

Sample Ballots

Primary Election - Ballots Received

Important Information Regarding the 2022 Primary Election

  • DCBOE will mail each registered DC voter a mail-in ballot ahead of the June 21, 2022 Primary Election.
  • To ensure that you receive your mail-in ballot at the correct address, it is critical that you CHECK and UPDATE (if necessary) your voter registration.
  • Mail ballot drop boxes will be distributed to 55 locations throughout the District, and will be open to voters starting in late May. Once mail ballot drop boxes open, voters will be able to return their voted mail-in ballots to any mail ballot drop box location until 8:00 p.m. EDT on June 21.
  • Voters may also return their voted mail-in ballot via USPS (must be postmarked by June 21 and received by the Board of Elections no later than June 28), or in person at any Vote Center during the Early Voting period or on Election Day.

Key Dates and Deadlines

  • DCBOE begins sending mail-in ballots to all registered voters: May 16, 2022
  • Mail Ballot Drop Boxes open: May 27, 2022
  • Deadline to update voter registration with party affiliation: May 31, 2022
  • Deadline to request Absentee Ballot*: June 6, 2022
  • Deadline for UOCAVA voters to request an Absentee Ballot: June 18, 2022
  • Early Voting period: June 10 - 19, 2022
  • Primary Election Day: June 21, 2022
  • Deadline for DCBOE to receive voted Absentee Ballots: June 28, 2022
*Given that DCBOE is mailing all registered DC voters a mail-in ballot, you do NOT need to request an Absentee Ballot unless you will be away from your DC residence during the 2022 Primary Election.
 

Draft calendar of the 2022 Primary Election

List of Candidates