BYELECTION AND OTHER ELECTION
Writ day (start of election period): The election period can begin with the issue of the writ between 28 and 34 days before election day.
Revision begins: Revision begins either on the Monday 29 days before election day or 22 days before election day, depending on writ day. Returning officers and registration agents operate from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Close of nominations: Before 1:00 pm on the Monday 15 days before election day. Signed nomination papers must be submitted to the returning officer before 1:00 p.m. or they will not be accepted.
Revision ends: Revision ends after four days. The revised voters list is available 18 days before election day. Returning offices remain open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Advance voting: August 29 to September 5.
Last day to apply for absentee voting: The Saturday before election day. Returning officers can accept applications until 8:00 pm.
Last day to apply for homebound voting: The Monday before election day. Returning officers can accept applications until 8:00 pm.
Election day: Tuesday; voting places are open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Campaign period: From writ day to two months after election day.
Candidacy period: From the date a person becomes a candidate to two months after election day.
Deadline for financial statements: Within four months after election day. Both candidates and registered parties must file election financial statements with Elections Manitoba.
Note: Important dates that fall on a holiday (Sunday, for example) may be changed to the next working day.
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