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Important Dates for the 2018 General Election

THURSDAY JUNE 7, 2018 - GENERAL ELECTION

WRIT DATE:     Wednesday May 9, 2018
NOMINATIONS CLOSE:    Thursday May 17, 2018, 2:00 P.M. (Eastern Time)
POLLING DAY:  Thursday June 7, 2018
CAMPAIGN PERIOD  
FROM:   Wednesday May 9, 2018
TO:    Friday September 7, 2018
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BLACKOUT PERIOD:  The blackout period covers the day before election day and election day. It begins at 12:00:00 A.M. (Eastern Time) on Wednesday June 6, 2018 and ends at 11:59:59 P.M. (Eastern Time) on Thursday June 7, 2018
PROHIBITION ON PUBLISHING SURVEYS: The prohibition on publishing surveys covers election day until the close of polls. It begins at 12:00:00 A.M. (Eastern Time) on Thursday June 7, 2018 and ends on Thursday June 7, 2018 at 9:00 P.M. (Eastern Time) or until the last poll closes in the case of an extension of polling hours.
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS DUE TO BE FILED: Friday December 7, 2018
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