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ELECTION EVENT CALENDAR 2002

SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS: John Abramson Jr.
ELECTION SYSTEM OFFICES:
On St. Croix: #4 Sunny Isle Shopping Center (Annex), Christiansted.
P.O. Box 1499, Kingshill, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands 00851-1499
Telephone (809) 773-1021 / Fax (809) 773-4523
Office Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Registration Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday
On St. Thomas:#22 Crystal Gade (two streets north of and parallel to Main Street), Charlotte Amalie.
P.O. Box 6038, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 00801-6038
Telephone(809) 774-3107 / Fax (809) 776-2391
Office Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Registration Hours: 9a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday
On St. John:The Battery, Cruz Bay.
P.O. Box 6038, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 00801-6038
Telephone (809) 776-6535 / Fax (809) 776-2391
Office Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday
Registration Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday
JANUARY 15, 2002
"Notice of Registration" published monthly notifying general public of the times and places fixed by the board for registration in each election district, notices shall be in Spanish and English (18 VIC 96(a))

MARCH 15, 2002
Prepare and publish at least twice prior to June 15 election year calendar. (18 VIC Sec 4(b)(10)).
JUNE 9, 2002
First day to receive application for absentee ballots for primary election. (Note: This is a Sunday)
JUNE 30, 2002
The District Boards of Elections prepare and submit an annual report to the Supervisor of Elections. (18 VIC Sec 47(11)) (Note: This is a Sunday)
JULY 1, 2002
Forms for filing nomination petitions / papers available at all Election System Offices.
JULY 15, 2002
First day to circulate nomination petitions / papers. (18 VIC 345(d))
AUGUST 6, 2002
First day on which nomination petitions / papers may be filed, after 12:00 noon. (18 VIC 410)
AUGUST 13, 2002
LAST DAY to file nomination petitions / papers, 5:00 p.m. (18 VIC 410)
AUGUST 15, 2002
Last day for registration. (18 VIC 94)
AUGUST 15, 2002
First day for examination of voting machines and instruction in use of electronic voting machines. (18 VIC 504)
AUGUST 15, 2002
Last day to investigate all questions relating to registration of electors. (18 VIC 92(1)
AUGUST 15, 2002
Last day for changes of enrollment of political party and cancellation of party enrollment. (18 VIC 108)
AUGUST 15, 2002
Deadline for persons whose application to be registered has been denied to petition the Board of Elections for review of the matter. (18 VIC 103)
AUGUST 15, 2002
Deadline for qualified electors to petition the Boards of Elections to cancel the registration of any registered elector for cause shown. (18 VIC 113)
AUGUST 15, 2002
Appointment of election officers (18 VIC 151(a))
AUGUST 15, 2002
Deadline for receipt of removal notices and transfer of registration. (18 VIC 106 & 107)
AUGUST 18, 2002
Deadline for withdrawal of nominated candidates. (18 VIC 413). (Note: This is a Sunday)
AUGUST 21, 2002
Casting of lots for position of names upon the official primary ballot. (18 VIC 351)
AUGUST 21, 2002
Deadline for receipt in writing by the Supervisor of Elections of their shortened form on which candidates whose name contains more than twenty-two (22) letters should be listed in the ballot. (18 VIC 501)
AUGUST 21, 2002
Deadline for candidates for the same office with similar last surnames to request in writing that the occupation or residence be printed opposite his/her name on the ballot. (18 VIC 511).
AUGUST 23, 2002
Notice of primary election due. (18 VIC 551)
Certification of nominees by the Supervisor of Elections (18 VIC 420)
AUGUST 28, 2002
Deadline for filing substitute nomination certificates and papers. (18 VIC 416)
SEPTEMBER 3, 2002
Last day for examination of voting machines and instruction in use of electronic voting machines. (18 VIC 504).
SEPTEMBER 3, 2002
Deadline for receipt by the Supervisor of Election of applications for absentee ballots for the primary election. (18 VIC 664)
SEPTEMBER 6, 2002
First day to receive application for absentee ballots for the general election.
SEPTEMBER 9, 2002
Deadline for appeals to the District Court by persons whose claim for registration were denied or whose previous registration was canceled and who has exhausted all administrative remedies. (18 VIC 119)
SEPTEMBER 9, 2002
Testing of electronic voting machines and tabulating equipment, certification by Boards. This event is open to the general public and the media. (18 VIC 506)
SEPTEMBER 14, 2002
Primary election day. (18 VIC 232)

SEPTEMBER 16, 2002
Casting of lots for position of names upon the official election ballot. (18 VIC 419)
SEPTEMBER 19, 2002
Deadline for political parties to submit to the Supervisor of Election a party emblem to be entered on the format of the ballot as it shall appear on the electronic voting machine. (18 VIC 491)
SEPTEMBER 19, 2002
Registrars in the Election System of the Virgin Islands, commence registration. (18 VIC 91)
SEPTEMBER 19, 2002
In case of a tie vote at the primary election, the candidate receiving the tie vote shall cast lots before the Supervisor of Election at 12:00 noon. (18 VIC 358)
OCTOBER 1-6
The St. Croix Election System office will be open special hours and days from now until the end of registration. The schedule:
Tuesday-Friday, 5 – 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 5 – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 6 – noon – 3 p.m.
OCTOBER 6, 2002
Last day for registration. (18 VIC 94) (Note: This is a Sunday)

OCTOBER 6, 2002
First day for examination of voting machines and instruction in use of electronic voting machines. (18 VIC 504) (Note: This is a Sunday)
OCTOBER 6, 2002
Last day to investigate all questions relating to registration of electors. (18 VIC 92(1)) (Note: This is a Sunday)
OCTOBER 6, 2002
Deadline for receipt of removal notices and transfer of registration. (18 VIC 106 & 107) (Note: This is a Sunday)
OCTOBER 6, 2002
Last day for change of enrollment of political party and cancellation of party enrollment. (18 VIC 108) (Note: This is a Sunday)
OCTOBER 11, 2002
Deadline for persons whose application to be registered has been denied to petition the Board of Elections for review of the matter. (18 VIC 103)
OCTOBER 11, 2002
Appointment of election officers (18 VIC 151(a))
OCTOBER 11, 2002
Deadline for qualified electors to petition the Boards of Elections to cancel the registration of any registered elector for cause shown. (18 VIC 113)
OCTOBER 14, 2002
Official public notice of general election due. (18 VIC 551)
OCTOBER 16, 2002
Last day for examination of voting machines and instruction in use of electronic voting machines. (18 VIC 504)
OCTOBER 17, 2002
Deadline for receipt by the Supervisor of Election of applications for absentee ballots for the general election. (18 VIC 664)
OCTOBER 21, 2002
Deadline for appeals to the District Court by persons whose claim for registration were denied or whose previous registration was canceled and who has exhausted all administrative remedies. (18 VIC 119)
OCTOBER 21, 2002
Testing of electronic voting machines and tabulating equipment, certification by Boards. This event is open to the general public and media. (18 VIC 506)
NOVEMBER 5, 2002
General election day. (18 VIC 231)
NOVEMBER 19, 2002
Run-off election day if needed. (Revised Organic Act of 1954, Sec., 11 re: Gov.-Lt Gov.; P.L. 92-271 re: Delegate to House of Representatives)
NOVEMBER 24, 2002
Registrars in the Election System of the Virgin Islands, commence registration. (18 VIC 91) (Note: T
his is a Sunday)

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