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May 2017 Election Cycle Calendar

 

January

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Jan 27 Last Day for Entities to contract with Galveston County Elections without incuring a $500 non-refundable fee.
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February

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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5 6 7 8 9 10 11
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Last day to file for a place on the May ballot.
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County Holiday

21
Last day for write in candidates to file for a place on the May ballot.
22 23 24
Last day for a candidate to withdraw from a race.
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26 27
- Entities shall conduct their ballot draw by this date.
- First day for Entities with no contested races to cancel their election.
28
Last day Entities may cancel their election contract with Galveston County without penalty.
       

 

March

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
      1
The Elections Division starts to program the May 2017 election ballot.
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5 6 7 8 9 10 11
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Test ballots sent to the participating Entities for proofing.
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Proofed test ballots due back from the participating Entities
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23
Logic and Accuracy testing of the tally equip. [10 a.m.]

-Start to send out absentee ballots

24
Start running Zero Tapes
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April

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
            1
2 3 4 5 6
Last day to register to vote in the May 2017 election
7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14
Voter Registrar provides Official List of Registered Voters
15
16 17 18
Early Voting Equipment Delivery
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Early Voting Equipment Delivery
20 21
Meeting/Training with Judges and Alternates, Justice Center, 9 AM
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23 24
Early Voting
8 AM - 5 PM
25
Early Voting
8 AM - 5 PM
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Early Voting
8 AM - 5 PM
27
Early Voting
8 AM - 5 PM
28
Early Voting
8 AM - 5 PM

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May

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Early Voting
7 AM - 7 PM
2
Early Voting
7 AM - 7 PM
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5
Election Judges pick up equipment

6
Election Day
7 AM - 7 PM

Early Voting Ballot Board

Central Count

7 8 9 10 11 12
Last day to "Cure" Voter ID related provisional ballots
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Early Voting Ballot Board

Central Count

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Election finalized and canvassed

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