Statewide Direct Primary Election - Key Dates and Deadlines, June 8, 2010

Primary Election Day June 8, 2010

Candidate Filing

Key Dates and Deadlines
Description of EventDeadline
Signatures-in-lieu of filing fees Jan 1 - Feb 25
Nomination papers Mar 12
Declaration of candidacy extension (if incumbent does not file for re-election)       Mar 17
Randomized alphabet drawing Mar 18
Notice to partisan candidates Mar 27
Certified list of candidates Apr 1

Voter Information Guide

Key Dates and Deadlines
Description of EventDeadline
Measures must qualify for ballot Jan 28
Ballot label and title and summary Feb 5
Argument submission Feb 9
Argument selection and exchange Feb 14
Candidate statements Feb 17
Rebuttal argument and summary information Feb 18
Available for public inspection Feb 23 - Mar 15
Copy provided to state printer Mar 15
Mailing period Apr 29 - May 18

Registration & Voting

Key Dates and Deadlines
Description of EventDeadline
Overseas voter registration Apr 9 - May 24
60-day Report of Registration report published Apr 23
Counties begin mailing vote-by-mail (VBM) ballots May 10
Last day to register to vote May 24
Special new citizen voter registration period May 25 - Jun 1
Last day to request a VBM ballot by mail Jun 1
15-day Report of Registration report published Jun 4
Last day to request a VBM ballot in person Jun 8
Election Day (7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.) Jun 8