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2002 Gubernatorial Election

2002 Supplemental Election Calendar

Pursuant to an Order issued by the Court of Appeals, certain deadlines have been extended due to the legal challenges to the legislative redistricting plan. These extended dates only apply to:

  1. General Assembly Candidates; and
  2. Central Committee Candidates who run by legislative district.

For a complete view of all deadlines see the 2002 elections calendar.

July 8, 2002; Monday By 9:00 PM
Deadline to file a Certificate of Candidacy or a Declaration of Intent for Nomination by Petition for General Assembly candidates and Central Committee candidates who run by legislative district.
July 1, 2002 at 9:00PM for all other candidates.

July 18, 2002; Thursday By 5:00 PM
Withdrawal deadline for candidates filed in the above offices.
July 11, 2002 at 5:00PM for all other candidates.

July 23, 2002; Tuesday By 5:00PM
Deadline for central committee to file certificate of designation to fill a General Assembly candidate vacancy.
July 16, 2002 at 5:00PM for all other vacancies.

July 27, 2002; Sunday By 5:00PM
Deadline for the State Board to certify the content and arrangement of ballots.
This deadline was changed from 50 to 45 days before the primary election. Delivery of certification materials to local boards must occur within 48 hours following State Board certification. Accordingly, materials will be sent to the local boards by July 29, 2002.
July 22, 2002 no longer applies.

August 1, 2002; Deadline for Local Boards to display the content and arrangement of ballots
July 29, 2002 no longer applies.