Revised Post-Primary Calendar

Notice Under Section 51 of Chapter 239 of the Acts of 2012

To All Interested Persons:

Section 51 of Chapter 239 of the Acts of 2012 provides the Secretary of the Commonwealth with the authority to add or change dates relative to the September 6, 2012 state primaries. In accordance with this authority, revisions are hereby made to certain events following the state primaries. Revised calendars are below.

Withdrawals, Vacancies and Objections

5:00 p.m., last day and hour to file withdrawals of or objections to nominations at the state primaries.

Monday, September 10, 2012

5:00 p.m., last day and hour for the state ballot law commission to notify candidates of any objections filed to nominations made at the state primaries.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

5:00 p.m., last day and hour to fill vacancies caused by withdrawals at the state primaries.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

5:00 p.m., last day and hour for the state ballot law commission to hear objections made to nominations at the state primaries.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

5:00 p.m., last day and hour for the state ballot law commission to render opinions regarding objections to nominations made at the state primaries.

Friday, September 14, 2012

Write-in or Sticker Candidates

5:00 p.m., last day and hour for write-in or sticker candidates who won at the state primaries to file a receipt from the State Ethics Commission and a written acceptance of the nomination.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Precinct Recounts

5:00 p.m., last day and hour to submit a petition for a recount with local election officials.

Monday, September 10, 2012

5:00 p.m., last day and hour for local election officials to complete recounts and notify the state secretary.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

District wide and Statewide Recounts

12:00 p.m., last day and hour to submit petitions for district wide and statewide recounts with local election officials.

Monday, September 10, 2012

5:00 p.m. last day and hour for local election officials to complete certification of district wide and statewide recounts.

Monday, September 10, 2012

5:00 p.m. last day and hour to submit certified petitions for district wide and statewide recounts to the state secretary.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

5:00 p.m., last day and hour for local election officials to complete district wide or state wide recounts and notify the state secretary of the results.

Friday, September 14, 2012