42ND GENERAL ELECTION
Writ day (start of election period): August 12.
Revision begins: August 19, under sec. 77(1)(b) of The Elections Act. Using the power to adapt under sec. 28 of The Elections Act, the CEO extended revision by six days, starting it Aug. 13. Returning officers and registration agents operate from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sunday noon to 6:00 pm.
Revision ends: August 22. The revised voters list is available 18 days before election day. Returning offices remain open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Close of nominations: August 26. Signed nomination papers must be submitted to the returning officer before 1:00 p.m. or they will not be accepted.
Advance voting: August 29 to September 5. Most advance voting locations are open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm (noon to 6:00 pm Sunday). Not all advance voting stations are open on all days.
Election day: September 10. Voting places are open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Campaign period: From writ day to November 12.
Candidacy period: From the date a person becomes a candidate until November 12.
Deadline for financial statements: January 10. 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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