Below are some key numbers (and interesting stats) related to the April 4 provincial election:
Supplies and materials required for the April 4 election include:
The provincial general election was April 4.
Revisions: The Chief Electoral Officer determines the length of the revision period. Must be a minimum of one day, currently lasts for 12 days. Office hours during the revision period are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the returning offices (Monday – Friday) noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday.
Writ Day (Start of election period): Any day between 34 and 27 days before election day. March 1 to March 8.
Nominations: Nomination papers are accepted by the Returning Officer beginning when the writ is issued until the deadline of 2 p.m. on March 19, 2016.
Advance Voting: Advance voting takes place the week before election day from Tuesday to Saturday. Advance voting locations are open from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday to Friday (noon to 7 p.m. on Saturday). March 29 to April 2.
Last day to apply for absentee voting: Applications for absentee voting are due 8 days before election day March 28.
April 4 is Election Day: Always on a Monday. Voting places are open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Last Day to get in Absentee Ballots: Absentee ballots must be received by noon 10 days after election day for envelopes postmarked no later than 8 p.m. on election day.
Final Count: 12 days after election day, or April 16.
Deadline for Financial Statements: Financial reports must be submitted three months after election day for candidates and six months for registered political parties.