Guam Election Commission 2016 Important Dates

Dates Event Description
January 29, 2016 Issue 2016 Notice of Election & Candidate’s Packet Availability (Tentative)
February 2, 2016 Candidate Seminar 2:00pm-5:00pm (30 Candidates Max)
February 3, 2016 Candidate Seminar 4:30pm-7:30pm (30 Candidates Max)
February 9, 2016 Candidate Seminar 2:00pm-5:00pm (30 Candidates Max)
February 10, 2016 Candidate Seminar 4:30pm-7:30pm (30 Candidates Max)
February 12, 2016 Volunteer Voter Registrar Training (1:30pm-4:00pm)
February 23, 2016 Candidate Seminar 2:00pm-5:00pm (30 Candidates Max)
February 24, 2016 Candidate Seminar 4:30pm-7:30pm (30 Candidates Max)
February 25, 2016 Regular GEC Board Meeting
February 26, 2016 Volunteer Voter Registrar Training (1:30pm-4:00pm)
March 9, 2016 Candidate Seminar 4:30pm-7:30pm (30 Candidates Max)
March 11, 2016 Volunteer Voter Registrar Training (1:30pm-4:00pm)
March 17, 2016 Regular GEC Board Meeting
April 15, 2016 Volunteer Voter Registrar Training (1:30pm-4:00pm)
April 19, 2016 Begin accepting nomination petition papers for Senator,Mayor/Vice-Mayor, Delegate, Public Auditor etc..
April 21, 2016 Regular GEC Board Meeting
April 22, 2016 Deadline for Public Officials regarding Financial Disclosure Act
May 11, 2016 Candidate Seminar 4:30pm-7:30pm (30 Candidates Max)
May 13, 2016 Volunteer Voter Registrar Training (1:30pm-4:00pm)
May 19, 2016 Regular GEC Board Meeting
May 27, 2016 DEADLINE for Parties seeking ballot placement to submit list of officers and its central committee
May 30, 2016 DEADLINE for Parties to submit nominations for Precinct Board for Primary Election
June 8, 2016 Candidate Seminar 4:30pm-7:30pm (30 Candidates Max)
June 10, 2016 Volunteer Voter Registrar Training (1:30pm-4:00pm)
June 16, 2016 Regular GEC Board Meeting
June 28, 2016 Deadline to accept nomination petition papers for Senator, Mayor/Vice-Mayor, Delegate, Public Auditor 5:00p.m.
July 1, 2016 Begin accepting filing papers for candidates for CCU & GEB
July 1, 2016 Ratification of Candidates (Tentative)
July 1, 2016 Drawing for Ballot Placement 6pm (Tentative)
July 6, 2016 Candidate Seminar 4:30pm-7:30pm (30 Candidates Max)
July 13, 2016 DEADLINE to mail UOCAVA ballots (45 days prior to Primary Election)
July 28, 2016 In Office Absentee Voting Begins/Homebound Voting
August 5, 2016 Volunteer Registration ends: 21 Days prior to Primary Election
August 5, 2016 District Registration Begins (4:00pm-8:00pm at Mayors Offices)
August 5, 2016 Provide Sample Ballots to Candidates
August 10, 2016 Candidate Seminar 4:30pm-7:30pm (30 Candidates Max)
August 17, 2016 LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE
August 17, 2016 DEADLINE to file Campaign and Expenditures Report (Preliminary Report)
August 18, 2016 Regular GEC Board Meeting
August 26, 2016 ES&S Ballot trial run with GEC Board, Media and Party Representatives (Test Election)
August 26, 2016 Last day for in office absentee voting
August 27, 2016 Primary Election
September 7, 2016 DEADLINE to remedy incomplete provisional ballot envelopes (proof of identity, failure to sign)
September 7, 2016 DEADLINE to remedy voter registration lacking documents for provisional voters
September 9, 2016 Deadline to accept declaration of candidacy for GEB and CCU
September 12, 2016 DEADLINE to receive and count Primary Election Absentee ballots/Provisional Ballots
September 12, 2016 Tabulation of Primary Election Absentee and Provisional Ballots 5:30 pm
September 12, 2016 DEADLINE to file a final primary Campaign and Expenditures report
September 15, 2016 Certification of Results (tentative)
September 16, 2016 Volunteer Registrar Seminar 5:30 p.m.-8:30p.m.
September 19, 2016 Drawing of Names for Ballot placement (Tentative)
September 23, 2016 Mail out UOCAVA ballots
October 10, 2016 In Office Absentee Voting Begins/Homebound Voting
October 18, 2016 District Registration begins at Mayor’s Offices (4pm-8pm)
October 28, 2016 LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE
October 28, 2016 DEADLINE for Candidates Preliminary General Election CC&E Report
November 7, 2016 Last day for in-office absentee voting
November 7, 2016 ES&S Ballot trial run with GEC Board, Media and Party Representatives (Test Election)
November 8, 2016 General Election
November 18, 2016 DEADLINE to remedy incomplete provisional ballot envelopes (proof of identity, failure to sign)
November 18, 2016 DEADLINE to remedy voter registration lacking documents for provisional voters
November 23, 2016 DEADLINE to receive and count General Election Absentee ballots/Provisional Ballots
November 25, 2016 GEC Board Certification of General Election Results ( Tentative)
November 28, 2016 DEADLINE to file a final General Campaign and Expenditures report
December 15, 2016 Regular GEC Board Meeting
January 19, 2017 Regular GEC Board Meeting