Key Dates and Deadlines
November 2, 2010, General Election

Key Dates and Deadlines
General Election Day November 2, 2010
Candidate Filing Deadline
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 Deadline
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 Deadline
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

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