Important Dates

The following dates and deadlines apply for the 2016 General Election. Dates for future elections will be posted after the current election closes.

Event Date Time

Lot Drawing

Jul 11 9:00 a.m.

Coordinating entities certify ballot content

Sep 9

Secretary of State certifies state ballot content

Sep 12

Public Logic and Accuracy Testing

Sep 21 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Public Logic and Accuracy Testing alternate date

Sep 22 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 Uniformed and Overseas Citizens ballots mailed

Sep 24  

 Ballots mailed to voters

Oct 17 – Oct 21  

Last day voters may request a ballot by mail

Oct 31

 Ballot Drop-off Locations open

Oct 17 – Nov 7 Monday through Friday
Regular Business Hours of Location
Saturday
Nov 5
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Tuesday 
Nov 8
7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

 Voter Service and Polling Centers open

Oct 24 – Nov 7 Monday through Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday
Oct 29 & Nov 5
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
 Tuesday
Nov 8
7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

 Election Day

Tuesday
Nov 8
7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Post Election Audit

Nov 16 9:00 a.m. – until completed

Post Election Audit alternate date

Nov 17 9:00 a.m. – until completed

Board of Canvass

Nov 22
Nov 23
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.