The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has temporarily suspended the start date for circulation and filing of petitions for candidates for the 2022 primary. The court cited that oral arguments would begin Friday, February 18 and the first date to circulate and file petitions is Tuesday, February 15.
A nomination petition is filed by a candidate seeking access to a primary ballot. Nomination papers are filed by candidates of minor political parties and political bodies for the purpose of gaining access to the ballot in a November election.
Nomination petitions must be circulated and filed between the 13th Tuesday and the 10th Tuesday preceding the primary.
Nomination papers must be circulated and filed between the 10th Wednesday preceding the primary and August 1st of each year.
- Docket Sheet (see page 22)