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Election Calendars

November 8, 2016 - Consolidated General Election

Start Date End Date Event
8/10/2016 11/8/2016 24 Hour Campaign Finance Reporting Period
7/1/2016 9/24/2016 9/29/2016 deadline for Pre-Election Campaign
Finance Statement
7/18/2016 * 8/12/2016 Nominations Open
  8/12/2016 Nominations Deadline
  8/12/2016 Consolidation deadline, measures
  8/12/2016 Tax rate statements deadline, bond measures
8/13/2016 *   Measure letter assignment
  8/17/2016 Extended nomination deadline
  8/17/2016 Deadline to amend/withdraw measure
8/18/2016   Random alphabet drawing
  8/22/2016 Argument deadline
  8/22/2016 Impartial analysis due
  9/1/2016 Rebuttal deadline
(only if opposing arguments are filed)
9/9/2016   Military/Overseas 60 Day Ballots
9/25/2016 10/22/2016 10/27/2016 deadline for Pre-Election Campaign
Finance Statement
9/29/2016   First day sample ballots may be mailed
10/10/2016   Voting by mail opens
  10/24/2016 Registration deadline
  11/1/2016 Deadline to request VBM ballots by mail
11/8/2016   Election Day (7a.m. to 8p.m.)
  11/11/2016 * Last day to receive VBM ballot postmarked
no later than 11/8/2016
  11/16/2016 Unsigned Ballot Statements must be received by the Registrar of Voters (in person, by fax or mail) no later than 5 pm (postmark is not sufficient).
  12/8/2016 Deadline to certify election results

*For dates that fall on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday, use the next regular business day for transactions.