Elections

november 7, 2017 general election

Filing Deadlines

Date Deadline
08/09/2017 Candidates, Issues and Local Options.
08/24/2017 Beachwood, Chagrin Falls, Middleburg Hts and South Euclid filing deadline.
08/25/2017 Protest against candidates and local option petitions.
08/28/2017 Write-in Candidates.
09/01/2017 Protest against write-in candidates.
09/08/2017 Charter Amendments.
09/30/2017 Notice of Appointment of Observers for in-person absentee voting period.
10/18/2017 Petition to be Recognized as a Committee to appoint observers.
10/26/2017 Pre Election Campaign Finance Report (Close of books 11/08/2017).
10/27/2017 Notice of Appointment of Observers.
11/06/2017 Amendment of Notice of Appointment of Observers.
12/15/2017 Post Election Campaign Finance Report (Close of books 12/08/2017).

Voter Deadlines

Date Deadline
09/23/2017 UOCAVA absentee ballots to be mailed.
10/10/2017 Close of Registration.
10/11/2017 Opening of Vote by Mail (Absentee) voting.
11/04/2017 12:00 Noon Deadline for applications by mail for an absentee ballot to be mailed.
11/06/2017 Voting in person at the Board of Elections ends.
11/06/2017 All Vote by Mail / Absentee ballots mailed anywhere in the U.S. must be postmarked on or before this date and received at the Board of Elections on or before 11/17/2017 in order to be counted.
11/07/2017 All overseas Vote by Mail ballots must be signed and submitted for mailing by 12:01 AM EDT on or before this date and received on or before 11/17/2017 in order to be counted.
11/07/2017 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Election Day - Provisional voting at the Board of Elections.
11/07/2017 All Vote by Mail / Absentee ballots returned in person must be received at the Board of Elections by 7:30 p.m. in order to be counted.
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