Important Dates - 2011 General Election

The Thursday, October 6, 2011 General Election

 

WRIT DATE:

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

 

NOMINATIONS OPEN:

Thursday, September 8, 2011

NOMINATIONS CLOSE:

Thursday, September 15, 2011 (at 2:00 p.m.)

CANDIDATE REGISTRATION

DEADLINE:

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

 

POLLING DAY:

 

 

Thursday, October 6, 2011

 

CAMPAIGN PERIOD*:

FROM:   Wednesday, September 7, 2011

TO:         Friday, January 6, 2012

 

POLITICAL ADVERTISING

BLACKOUT PERIOD **:

Begins at Midnight (ET) on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 and ends at 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Thursday, October 6, 2011

 

PROHIBITION ON

PUBLISHING SURVEYS:

Begins at Midnight (ET) on Wednesday, October 5, 2011

and ends at 9:00 p.m. (ET) on Thursday, October 6, 2011

 

FINANCIAL RETURNS

DUE TO BE FILED:

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

 

*Campaign Period means the period commencing with the issue of a writ for an election and terminating three months after polling day 

 

** Note exceptions in subsections 37(4), (5), and (7) of the Election Finances Act.