Election Deadlines

 

ELECTION DEADLINES FOR 2016

FILING DEADLINES FOR PRIMARY ELECTION

Notice is given that the filing dates for county offices are February 16, 2016 at 5:00 PM for incumbents and March 1, 2016 at 5 PM for non-incumbents. An incumbent is anyone serving in an elective office, even if they are filing for an office other than the one in which they are serving.

AGE TO VOTE

All persons wishing to vote in the May 10, 2016 Primary Election must have attained the age of 18 on or before November 8, 2016 and must be registered in Clay County.

APRIL 22, 2016

All voter registrations that are mailed to the County Clerk’s office must be postmarked by April 22, 2016. This is also the last day for voter registration form to be delivered to the election office by someone other than the person registering, for the person to be registered to vote in the primary election.

LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE FOR PRIMARY

The last day to register to vote in the May 10, 2016 Primary Election is May 2, 2016 at 6:00 PM in the office of the County Clerk.

ABSENTEE BALLOTS TO BE MAILED

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 4:00 PM
Is the deadline for persons to apply at the County Clerk’s Office for absentee ballots to be mailed to a specific address for the May 10, 2016 Primary Election.

LAST DAY TO VOTE EARLY IN THE PRIMARY ELECTION

The deadline for absentee voting in person in the Clay County Clerk’s office is May 9, 2016 at 5:00 PM

FILING DEADLINES FOR GENERAL ELECTION

Notice is given that the filing dates for village and township offices are July 15, 2016 at 5:00 PM for incumbents and August 1, 2016 at 5 PM for non-incumbents. An incumbent is anyone serving in an elective office, even if they are filing for an office other than the one in which they are serving.

October 21, 2016

All voter registrations that are mailed to the County Clerk’s office must be postmarked by October 21, 2016. This is also the last day for voter registration form to be delivered to the election office by someone other than the person registering, for the person to be registered to vote in the general election.

LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE FOR GENERAL

The last day to register to vote in the November 8, 2016 General Election is October 28, 2016 at 6:00 PM in the office of the County Clerk.

ABSENTEE BALLOTS TO BE MAILED

Friday October 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM
Is the deadline for persons to apply at the County Clerk’s Office for absentee ballots to be mailed to a specific address for the November 8, 2016 General Election.

LAST DAY TO VOTE EARLY IN GENERAL ELECTION

The deadline for absentee voting in person in the Clay County Clerk’s office is November 7, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Please call the Clay County Clerk’s office at 762-3463 if you have any questions.