2023 Municipal Primary
Nomination Petitions: The deadline for democratic and republican candidates to file nomination petitions was 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, 2023. Third-party candidates who are interested in filing nomination papers to get on the ballot for the Nov. 7 Municipal Election should contact the Berks County Election Services Office for more information.
Ballot Position Drawing: The Berks County Board of Elections will hold the drawing for ballot positions for the 2023 Municipal Primary during the regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, March 23, 2023, starting at 12:15 p.m. Ballot position drawing is only for candidates in contested races.
Candidates who cannot appear in person may designate a proxy to draw on their behalf. To designate a proxy, a candidate must properly execute a Proxy form. In the absence of a candidate or duly designated proxy, the Board of Elections will draw on the candidate's behalf.