Election Commissioner

601 North 46th Street Lincoln, Nebraska 68503-3720 David J. Shively Commissioner Maura Kelly Tolzin Chief Deputy Telephone: (402) 441-7311 FAX: (402) 441-6379

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: 1st Friday in December prior to statewide primary) First day to accept early voting request for primary election. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-941: 120 days prior to election) Incumbent filing deadline. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-606) 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) Early Voting starts. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-808: 35 days prior to election) Deadline for mail-in & agency registration. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-321 & 32-308: 3rd Friday before next election) 6:00 p.m. Deadline for in-person voter registration. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-302: 6:00 p.m. on 2nd Friday before election) 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) PRIMARY ELECTION DAY (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-401: 1st Tuesday after 2nd 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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Election Commissioner
601 North 46th Street Lincoln, Nebraska 68503-3720 David J. Shively Commissioner Maura Kelly Tolzin Chief Deputy Telephone: (402) 441-7311 FAX: (402) 441-6379

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). Incumbent filing deadline (for offices not on primary ballot). (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-606) Non-Incumbent Filing deadline (for offices not on primary ballot). (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-606)
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July 16

Aug 1 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) Early voting starts. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-808: 35 days prior to election) Deadline for mail-in & agency registration. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-321 & 32-308: 3rd Friday before next election) 6:00 p.m. Deadline for in-person voter registration. (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-302: 6:00 p.m. on 2nd Friday before election) 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) GENERAL ELECTION DAY (Neb. Rev. Stat. § 32-403: 1st 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)

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