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2010 By-elections

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November 29, 2010 By-elections





Week 1
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Date: Oct. 24 Oct. 25 Oct. 26 Oct. 27 Oct. 28 Oct. 29 Oct. 30
Activity: Writs Issued

Local Elections Canada offices open to the public

Special ballot registration and voting begins

Nomination period begins once Notice of Election is published
- - Revision period begins - Elections Canada releases preliminary election expenses limits for candidates -


Week 2
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Date: Oct. 31 Nov. 1 Nov. 2 Nov. 3 Nov. 4 Nov. 5 Nov. 6
Activity: Targeted revision begins in new residential developments and high-mobility areas - - Voter information cards mailed to electors Voter information cards mailed to electors Voter information cards mailed to electors -


Week 3
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Date: Nov. 7 Nov. 8 Nov. 9 Nov. 10 Nov. 11 Nov. 12 Nov. 13
Activity: Targeted revision ends in new residential developments and high-mobility areas Last day for potential candidates to file nomination papers

Last day for candidates to withdraw
Targeted revision begins in nursing homes and long-term care facilities

Targeted revision begins in college and university residences
Elections Canada releases list of confirmed candidates

Reminder brochure including voter identification rules mailed to electors
Reminder brochure including voter identification rules mailed to electors Reminder brochure including voter identification rules mailed to electors Targeted revision ends in nursing homes and long-term care facilities

Targeted revision ends in college and university residences


Week 4
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Date: Nov. 14 Nov. 15 Nov. 16 Nov. 17 Nov. 18 Nov. 19 Nov. 20
Activity: - Last day to receive objections to names on lists of electors - - Last day to hear objections to names on lists of electors, if any First day of advance polls Second day of advance polls


Week 5
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Date: Nov. 21 Nov. 22 Nov. 23 Nov. 24 Nov. 25 Nov. 26 Nov. 27
Activity: Registration and voting begins in acute care hospitals Last day of advance polls

Elections Canada releases final election expenses limits for registered political parties and candidates
Revision period ends

Special ballot registration ends

Registration and voting ends in acute care hospitals
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Week 6
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Date: Nov. 28 Nov. 29 Nov. 30 Dec. 1 Dec. 2 Dec. 3 Dec. 4
Activity: - ELECTION DAY

Advertising blackout in effect

Special ballots must be received by close of polls

Preliminary results at www.elections.ca after close of polls
First day to hold validation of results - - - -


Week 7
  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Date: Dec. 5 Dec. 6 Dec. 7 Dec. 8 Dec. 9 Dec. 10 Dec. 11
Activity: - Last day to hold validation of results - - - -