General Election - Key Dates and Deadlines, November 2, 2010

General Election Day November 2, 2010

Candidate Filing

Key Dates and Deadlines
Description of EventDeadline
Signatures-in-lieu of filing fees - Independent Candidates Apr 23 - Jul 22
Change of Candidate's Ballot Designation Jul 27
Nomination papers - Independent Candidates Aug 6
Randomized alphabet drawing Aug 12
Certified list of candidates Aug 26

Voter Information Guide

Key Dates and Deadlines
Description of EventDeadline
Measures must qualify for ballot Jun 24
Ballot label and title and summary Jul 2
Argument submission Jul 6
Argument selection and exchange Jul 11
Candidate statements Jul 14
Rebuttal argument and summary information Jul 15
Available for public inspection Jul 20 - Aug 9
Copy provided to state printer Aug 9
Mailing period Sep 23 - Oct 12

Registration & Voting

Key Dates and Deadlines
Description of EventDeadline
Overseas voter registration Sep 3 - Oct 18
60-day Report of Registration report published Sep 17
Counties begin mailing vote-by-mail (VBM) ballots Oct 4
Last day to register to vote Oct 18
Special new citizen voter registration period Oct 19 - Oct 26
Last day to request a VBM ballot by mail Oct 26
15-day Report of Registration report published Oct 29
Last day to request a VBM ballot in person Nov 2
Election Day (7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.) Nov 2