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Key Dates 2018-2019

Key Dates 2018

Tuesday May 1, 2018

  • First day for candidates to file a nomination paper for the office of mayor, councillor or school board trustee.
  • First day for an individual or entity to file a notice of registration as a third-party advertiser.
  • Campaign period begins once a nomination paper or notice of registration is filed.
  • Preliminary expense limit and other legislative documentation provided to candidates and third-party advertisers on the day they file.

Friday July 27

  • Last day for a candidate to file a nomination.
  • 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – nominations or withdrawal cannot be accepted beyond 2 p.m.

Monday July 30

  • Certification of nomination papers to be completed by 4 p.m.
  • Declaration of acclamation provided after 4 p.m.
  • After the certification of the candidates, Proxy appointment forms available for electors who cannot vote on any of the voting days.

Tuesday September 4

  • Voters’ list available to certified candidates.
  • Revision period begins – Electors may update or add their name to the voters’ list.

Tuesday September 25

  • Final expense limits provided to candidates and third-party advertisers.

Friday October 19

  • Last day for an individual or entity to file a notice of registration as a third-party advertiser.

Monday October 22

  • Voting day, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Monday December 31

  • Campaign period ends for candidates and registered third parties.
  • Last day for candidate or registered third parties to file an Extension of campaign period (Form 6).

Key Dates 2019

Wednesday February 27

  • Last day for Clerk to provide notice of financial filing requirements and penalties to candidates and registered third parties.

Thursday March 28

  • Last day for candidate or registered third party to apply to Superior Court of Justice to extend the time to file the financial statement.

Friday March 29

  • By 2 p.m:
    • Last day to file financial statement for reporting period ending December 31, 2018 – applies to all candidates and registered third parties.
    • Last day for candidate or registered third party to notify Clerk of filing extension received from the Superior Court of Justice.
  • After 2 p.m:
    • 90-day compliance audit period begins.
    • Start of 30-day period in which a candidate or registered third party may file the primary financial statement and pay a $500 late filing fee.

Monday April 29

  • Last day (by 2 p.m.) for candidate or registered third party to file a primary financial statement and pay $500 late filing fee.
  • Penalties take affect at 2:01 p.m.

Thursday June 27

  • Last day to request a compliance audit on a primary financial statement.
  • End of supplementary campaign period.

Wednesday August 28

  • Last day for Clerk to provide notice of supplementary filing requirements and penalties to candidates or registered third parties.

Thursday September 26

  • Last day for candidate or registered third party to apply to Superior Court of Justice to extend the time to file the financial statement.

Friday September 27

  • By 2 p.m:
    • Last day to file financial statement for reporting period ending July 2, 2019 – only applies to those who filed a Form 6 to extend the campaign period.
    • Last day for candidate or registered third party to notify Clerk of filing extension received from the Superior Court of Justice.
  • After 2 p.m:
    • 90-day compliance audit period begins.
    • Start of 30-day grace period in which a candidate or registered third party may file the supplementary financial statement and pay a $500 late filing fee.

Monday October 28

  • Last day (by 2 p.m.) for candidate or registered third party to file a supplementary financial statement and pay $500 late filing fee.
  • Penalties take affect at 2:01 p.m.

Monday December 30

  • Last day to request a compliance audit on a supplementary financial statement.
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