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2016 Election Schedule & Information

Election Information

  • Filing Begins: December 1, 2015 @ 12:00 pm Noon

  • Filing Ends: December 21, 2015 @ 12:00 pm Noon

  • Filing Begins: July 25, 2011 at 12:00 pm Noon (Municipalities of Fayetteville Only)

  • Filing Ends: August 12, 2011 12:00 pm Noon (Municipalities of Fayetteville Only)

  • Partisan Primary - March 15
  • General Election - Novermber 8

Election Schedule

One Stop Voting Ends @ 1:00pm
Date Description
January 25 Absentee by Mail begins
February 19 Registration Books Close for Primary
March 3 One Stop Voting Begins - Primary
March 12 (Sat) One Stop Voting Ends - Primary @ 1:00pm
March 14 Last Day for Sick & Disabled to request ballot @ 5:00pm
March 15 Hand Delivered - Last day for BOE to receive Absentee Ballots @ 5:00pm.
By Mail - Absentee ballot must be postmarked and received no later than the 3rd day following the election.
March 15 PRIMARY
March 22 CANVASS for PRIMARY
June 13 Filing Begins Soil & Water @ 12:00 pm Noon
July 1 Filing Begins Board of Education @ 12:00 pm Noon
July 1 Filing Ends Soil & Water @ 12:00 pm Noon
August 5 Filing Ends Board of Education @ 12:00 pm Noon
September 9 Absentee by Mail begins
October 14 Registration Books Close for General Election
October 27 One Stop Voting Begins
November 1 Last Day to apply for Absentee by mail
November 5 (Sat)
November 7 Last Day for Sick & Disabled to request ballot @ 5:00pm
November 8 Hand Delivered - Last day for BOE to receive Absentee Ballots @ 5:00pm.
By Mail - Absentee ballot must be postmarked and received no later than the 3rd day following the election.
November 8 GENERAL ELECTION
November 18 CANVASS for GENERAL ELECTION
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