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    2012 Election Calendar

    March 20, 2012: TOWNSHIP ELECTION
    March 14, 2012: Last day an initiated measure may be filed with the secretary of state for the placement of the measure on the primary election.
    April 1–June 30, 2012: SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS
    April 13, 2012

    District party monimating conventions must be completed by this day in order to meet the 4:00 P.M. candidate filing deadline.

    This is the last day to accomplish the following:

    • File political party's certificate of endorsement, or any candidate's petition of nomination for a party nomination.
    • File a candidate's affidavit of candidacy and statement of interest.
    • This is also the last day to fill a vacancy in a party nomination with a certificate of endorsement or petitions of nomination where a district party convention fails to nominate a candidate.
    June 12, 2012: PRIMARY ELECTION
    August 8, 2012 This is the last day an initiated measure may be filed with the secretary of state’s office for the placement of the measure on the general election ballot.
    September 7, 2012

    This is the last day to accomplish the following:

    • File a petition of nomination for an independent candidacy for any position appearing on the general election ballot.
    • File an affidavit of candidacy and statement of interest for an independent candidacy.
    • This is the last day for nominees to withdraw their names from the general election ballot.
    November 6, 2012: GENERAL ELECTION

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