2018 Election Calendar

November 2017 - March 2018

 

November

November 28, 2017 Governing Body approval of Election Resolution

November 29, 2017 Approved Election Resolution Posted in Clerks office

 

December

December 4, 2017 Candidate packets ready (can be picked up from municipal clerk)

December 7, 2017 1st publication of approved Election Resolution in Valencia County News-Bulletin 

December 21, 2017 2nd publication of approved Election Resolution in Valencia County New-Bulletin

 

January

January 9, 2018 Candidate filing day (clerk's office from 8 am - 5 pm)

January 10, 2018 Certification of Candidate

January 11, 2018 Certified List of Candidates posted (clerk's office 9 am)

January 11, 2018 Drawing by lot to determine the order the candidates' names will appear on the ballot

                            (clerk's office 5:01 pm)

January 15, 2018 Request for absent voter ballot applications can be given out (10 per day per person)

January 16, 2018 Withdraw of Candidacy (clerk's office before 5:00 pm)

January 16, 2018 Write-in Candidate Day (clerk's office from 8 am - 5 pm)

January 17, 2018 Certification of write-in Write-in Candidacy

January 18, 2018 Certified list of Write-in Candidates posted (clerk's office 9 am)

January 20, 2018 Candidates can put up campaigning material (45 days before election)

January 23, 2018 Governing Body appointment of Precinct Board (clerk's recommendation)

January 24, 2018 Municipal Clerk notifies the precinct boards in writing of their appointment and requests a written acceptance within 7 days after notice is sent. 

January 30, 2018 Absentee ballots can be issued/mailed out.

 

February

February 6, 2018 County Clerk closes voter registration

February 8, 2018 1st Publication of the names of candidates for each office to be filled, the order their names will                           appear on the ballot, polling place location and address, precinct board members and alternates                           and their precincts. May be combined with publication of notice of election school of Precinct Board 

February 14, 2018 Early Voting begins (clerk's office 8:00 am)

               Dates/times for early voting:

                    February 14 (Wednesday) & February 15 (Thursday) 8 am - 5 pm (closed Friday)

                    February 19 (Monday) - February 22 (Thursday) 8 am - 5 pm (closed Friday)

                    February 26 (Monday) - March 2 (Friday) 8 am - 5 pm.

March

March 1, 2018 2nd Publication of the names of candidates for each office to be filled, the order their names                       will appear on the ballot, polling place location and address, precinct board members and                       alternates and their precincts. If not already previously published may be combined with publication of                       notice of election school municipal elections in even numbered years.

 March 2, 2018 Last day for early voting (clerk's office closed at 5:00 pm)

 

March 6, 2018 ELECTION DAY 7 am - 7 pm

 

March 9, 2018 by 12:00 noon on this day Municipal clerk must have began canvass of election returns. All canvassing                      must be done in the office of the municipal clerk. Not later than 5:00 p.m. on this date official canvass                      must be completed. 

by March 12, 2018 Not later than 5:00 p.m. Municipal Clerk shall prepare a certificate of election for each elected                            candidate and post in her/his office the election results and date, time and place where the oath of                            office will be administered  

March 12, 2018 Not later than 7:00 p.m. each elected candidate shall personally appear to sign a written statement                        acknowledging receipt of the certificate and that she/he is legally qualified to hold office

March 12, 2018 Not later than 7:00 p.m. on this date, the Municipal Clerk or anyone authorized by law to administer                        oaths, administers the oath of office to each elected candidate

Mach 27, 2018 the Governing Body will hold an Organizational meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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