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Election Calendars

November 7, 2017 General Election

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

Start DateDeadlineEvent
8/9/201711/7/201724 Hour Campaign Finance Reporting Period
7/1/20179/23/20179/28/2017 deadline for 1st Pre-Election Campaign
Finance Statement
7/17/2017 Nominations Open
 8/11/2017Nominations Deadline
 8/11/2017Consolidation deadline, measures
 8/11/2017Tax rate statements deadline, bond measures
8/12/2017* Measure letter assignment
 8/16/2017Extended nomination deadline
 8/16/2017Deadline to amend/withdraw measure
8/17/2017 Random alphabet drawing
 8/21/2017Argument deadline
 8/21/2017Impartial analysis due
 8/31/2017Rebuttal deadline
(only if opposing arguments are filed)
9/8/2017 Military/Overseas 60 Day Ballots
9/24/201710/21/201710/26/2017 deadline for 2nd Pre-Election Campaign
Finance Statement
9/28/2017 First day County Voter Information Guide may be mailed
10/9/2017 Voting by mail opens
 10/23/2017Registration deadline
 10/31/2017Deadline to request VBM ballots by mail
11/7/2017 Election Day (7a.m. to 8p.m.)
 11/10/2017*Last day to receive VBM ballot postmarked
no later than 11/07/2017
 11/15/2017Unsigned 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).
 11/20/2017Deadline to certify election results