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Election Calender - January-June 2015 Election Cycle

January 2015
 

1 New Year's Day [County Holiday]

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4 5 6 Commissioners Court Workshop on Election Costs 7 8 9 10
11 12 Elections Services contracts sent to entities 13 14 15 16 17
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19 [County Holiday]

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25 26 27 28 First Day for Candidates to file for a place on the May ballot 29 30 31
February 2015

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2 Start work on preparing Election Worker Training

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17 18 19 20 Last Day for entities to submit contract to County (without fee) 21

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23 Contracts for Elections may be submitted (with $500 a
non-refundable fee)

24 25 26 27 Last Day to file for a place on the May ballot 28
March 2015
1 2 First Day to cancel election (without fee)
- Ballot Draw for placement on ballot
3 Last Day to cancel election contract
(without fee)
- Election Info due from entities
4 Cancellation fee applies
- Voter Registrar starts setting the election in TEAM
5
- Completion of Voter Registrar setting up election in TEAM
6 Elections Div. starts programming the May election
- Determine polling locations
- Select Judges & Alt. Judges
7
8 9 Ballot programming continues

10 First Day
to accept applications for ballots by mail
11 12 13 Ballot programming continues 14
15 16 Ballots sent to Entities and candidates for proofing 17 18 Proofed ballots due back from entities 19 20 Logic and Accuracy Testing of Tally Equipment
- Start mailing absentee ballots
21
22 23Complete preparation of training materials 24 25 26 27 28
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April 2015 1 Election Training - Galv.
- Clerks Only
2 3 Good Friday: County Holiday 4
5 6 7 8 Election Training
- Judges/Alternate Judges Only
9 10 Election Training - Galv.
(Clerks Only)
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12 13 14 Election Training - Galv.
- Clerks Only
15 16 17 Voter Registar supplies Official List of Registered Voters 18
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20 Election Training - Galv.
- Judges/Alternate Judges Only (Backup date)
- Configure Poll Books

21 22 Deliver Early Voting Equipment 23 Deliver Early Voting Equipment 24 EV Judges pick up election kits/JBCs 25
26 27 First Day of Early Voting [8am-5pm]

28 Early Voting [8am-5pm] 29 Early Voting [8am-5pm] 30 Early Voting [8am-5pm]
- Last day to accept ballot by mail applications
 
May 2015 1 Early Voting [8am-5pm]
- Early Voting Ballot Board considers ballots by mail
2
3 4 Early Voting
[7am-7pm]

5 Last Day of Early Voting
[7am-7pm]
6 Provisional ballots to Voter Registrar
- Transition poll books to Election Day mode
7 8 Election equipment to Judges 9 Election Day
[7am-7pm]
10 11 Provisional Ballots to Voter Registrar 12 13 14 15 Deadline for "curing" Voter ID-related ballots 16
17 18 Voter Registrar returns provisional ballots for processing 19 EVBB meets to consider provisional ballots
- Canvass Reports sent to the entities
20 Last Day for entities to canvass the vote 21 22 23
24 25
Memorial Day
[County Holiday]
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June 2015
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14 15 If there is a Runoff Election (first day of Early Voting)
[8am-5pm]
16 17 18 19 Runoff Election Early Voting continues
[8am-5pm]
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21 22 Early Voting continues [7am-7pm] 23 Last day of Runoff Early Voting
[7am-7pm]
24 25 26 27 Runoff Election Day [7am-7pm]
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