Calendar

AMERICAN SAMOA

2016 ELECTION CALENDAR

SUBJECT

EVENT

DATE

Election Day

Tuesday

November 8th, 2016

Candidates

File Organizational Report with Campaign Spending Commission.

No later than the day of filing nomination papers.

UOCAVA Voters (Military and Overseas voters)

Request Absentee Ballot and Registration

Starting January 1st, 2016

Candidates

Pick up nomination papers from the Election Office

Starting June 30th, 2016

Candidates

File nomination papers for the General Election.

On or before September 1st, 2016 - Thursday, 4:30pm

Candidates and Voters

File written objections to nomination papers that have been filed with the Election Office.

Within 3 days after Chief Election

Officer issues determination of candidate eligibility.

Voters

Begin local walk-in absentee voting at the Election Office.

Upon certification of candidates and printing of ballots.

Office Staff

Mail absentee ballots to overseas voters for the General Election.

Upon certification of candidates and printing of ballots.

Voters

Last day to register or re-register to vote for the General Election.

October 11th, 2016 - Monday, 4:30pm

Voters

Last day to request mail-in absentee ballots for the General Election.

October 24th, 2016 - Monday, 4:30pm

Candidates

Submit names of poll watchers for the General Election for the designated polling stations.

Deadline to submit the list of poll watchers will be announced by the Chief Election Officer.

Candidates

Last day to withdraw from the General Election because of ill health.

October 31st, 2016 - Monday, 4:30pm

Candidates or Voters

File complaint to contest election results in the High Court of American Samoa.

On or before November 15th, 2016 - Tuesday, 4:30pm

Candidates

File Financial Reports with the Campaign Spending Commission.

On or before November 28th, 2016 - Monday, 4:30pm

Office Staff

Remove from the Official Roll the names of registered voters who did not vote in the 2014 and 2016 elections.

January 9th, 2017

 

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