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David J. Shively Commissioner Maura Kelly Tolzin Chief Deputy Election Commissioner 601 North 46 t

David J. Shively Commissioner Maura Kelly Tolzin Chief Deputy

Election Commissioner

601 North 46 th Street Lincoln, Nebraska 68503-3720

Telephone: (402) 441-7311

(402) 441-6379

FAX:

OFFICIAL 2012 PRIMARY ELECTION CALENDAR

May 15, 2012 - Primary Election

Dec 2, 2011

Last day for any potential candidate to change his/her party affiliation in order to be eligible to file as a candidate in that party's primary election. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-612: 1 st Friday in December prior to statewide primary)

Jan 15, 2012

First day to accept early voting request for primary election. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-941: 120 days prior to election)

Feb 15

Incumbent filing deadline. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-606)

Mar 1

Non-Incumbent Filing deadline. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-606) Deadline for Political Subdivision to submit special issue for primary ballot. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-559)

Apr 9

Early Voting starts. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-808: 35 days prior to election)

Apr 27

Deadline for mail-in & agency registration.

(Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-321 & 32-308:

3 rd Friday before next election)

May 4

6:00 p.m. Deadline for in-person voter registration. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-302: 6:00 p.m. on 2 nd Friday before election)

May 9

4:00 p.m. -Deadline to accept requests for early ballots to be mailed to a specific address. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-941: Wednesday preceding the election)

May 15

PRIMARY ELECTION DAY (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-401: 1 st Tuesday after 2 nd Monday in May) 7:00 p.m. Deadline for agent to pick up early voting ballot. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-943) 8:00 p.m. Deadline for return of early voting ballot. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-950)

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David J. Shively Commissioner Maura Kelly Tolzin Chief Deputy Election Commissioner 601 North 46 t

David J. Shively Commissioner Maura Kelly Tolzin Chief Deputy

Election Commissioner

601 North 46 th Street Lincoln, Nebraska 68503-3720

Telephone: (402) 441-7311

(402) 441-6379

FAX:

OFFICIAL 2012 GENERAL ELECTION CALENDAR

November 6, 2012 - General Election

July 8

First day to accept early voting request for general election. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-941: 120 days prior to election).

July 16

Incumbent filing deadline (for offices not on primary ballot). (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-606)

Aug 1

Non-Incumbent Filing deadline (for offices not on primary ballot). (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-606)

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Sept 1

Deadline for filing for office by petition. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-617) Deadline for Political Subdivision to submit special issue for general election ballot. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-559)

Oct 1

Early voting starts. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-808: 35 days prior to election)

Oct 19

Deadline for mail-in & agency registration.

(Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-321 & 32-308:

3 rd Friday before next election)

Oct 26

6:00 p.m. Deadline for in-person voter registration. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-302: 6:00 p.m. on 2 nd Friday before election)

Oct 31

4:00 p.m. -Deadline to accept request for early voting ballots to be mailed to a specific address. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-941: Wednesday preceding the election)

Nov 6

GENERAL ELECTION DAY (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-403: 1 st Tuesday after the first Monday in November) 7:00 p.m. Deadline for agent to pick up early voting ballot. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-943) 8:00 p.m. Deadline for return of early voting ballot. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-950)