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Official Election Events Calendar 2008

The Offices of the Boards of Elections
No. 4 Sunny Isle Shopping Center (Annex), Christiansted, St. Croix, V.I.
P.O. Box 1499* Kingshill * St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands 00851-1499
773-1021 * Fax: 773-4523
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No. 22 Crystal Gade, St. Thomas, V.I.
P.O. Box 6038 * St. Thomas * U.S. Virgin Islands 00801-6038
774-3107 * Fax: 776-2391
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The Remainder of Estate Enighed, St. John, V.I.
P.O. Box 6038 * St. Thomas * U.S. Virgin Islands 00801-6038
776-6535 * Fax: 776-2391
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Office Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. * Monday -Friday
Registration Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. * Tuesday and Thursday (Island of St. John)
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January 14, 2008
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 17, 2008
Prepare and publish at least twice prior to June 15 election year calendar. (18 VIC Sec 4(b)(10)).
June 9, 2008
First day to receive application for absentee ballots. (Primary Election)
June 30, 2008
The District Boards of Elections prepare and submit an annual report to the Supervisor of Elections. (18 VIC Sec 47(11)).
July 7, 2008
Forms for filing nomination petitions/papers available at all Election System Offices St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix.
July 14, 2008
First day to circulate nomination petitions/papers. (18 VIC 345(d))
August 5, 2008
First day on which nomination petitions/papers may be filed, after noon. (18 VIC 410)
August 12, 2008
Last day on which nomination petitions/papers may be filed, 5 p.m. (18 VIC 410)
August 14, 2008
Casting of lots for position of names upon the official primary ballot. (18 VIC 351)
August 14, 2008
Last day for registration. (18 VIC 94)
August 14, 2008
First day for examination of voting machines and instruction in use of electronic voting machines. (18 VIC 504)
August 14, 2008
Last day to investigate all questions relating to registration of electors. (18 VIC 92(1)
August 14, 2008
Last day for changes of enrollment of political party and cancellation of party enrollment. (18 VIC 108)
August 14, 2008
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 14, 2008
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 14, 2008
Appointment of election officers. (18 VIC 151(a)
August 14, 2008
Deadline for receipt of removal notices and transfer of registration. (18 VIC 106 and 107)
August 17, 2008
Deadline for withdrawal of nominated candidates. (18 VIC 413).
August 17, 2008
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 17, 2008
Deadline for receipt in writing by the Supervisor of Elections of their shortened form on which candidates whose name contains more than 22 letters should be listed in the ballot. (18 VIC 501)
August 17, 2008
Deadline for filing substitute nomination certificates and papers. (18 VIC 416)
August 19, 2008
Notice of Primary Election due. (18 VIC 551)
August 19, 2008
Certification of nominees by the Supervisor of Elections (18 VIC 420)
August 25, 2008
Last day of examination of voting machines and instruction in use of electronic voting machines. (18 VIC 504).
August 25, 2008
Deadline for receipt by the Supervisor of Elections of applications for absentee ballots for the primary election. (18 VIC 664)
August 30, 2008
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 3, 2008
Testing of electronic voting machines and tabulating equipment, certification by Boards. Open to general public and media. (18 VIC 506)
September 4, 2008
First day to receive application for absentee ballots. (General Election)
September 13, 2008
Primary Election Day. (18 VIC 232)

September 15, 2008
Casting of lots for position of names upon the official election ballot. (18 VIC 419)
September 15, 2008
Deadline for political parties to submit to the Supervisor of Elections 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 18, 2008
Registrars in the Election System of the Virgin Islands, commence registration. (18 VIC 91)
September 19, 2008
In case of a tie vote at the primary election, the candidate receiving the tie vote shall cast lots before the Supervisor of Elections at noon. (18 VIC 358)
October 4, 2008
Last day for registration. (18 VIC 94) (*Note that this is a Saturday)
October 4, 2008
First day for examination of voting machines and instruction in use of electronic voting machines. (18 VIC 504) (*Note that this is a Saturday)
October 4, 2008
Last day to investigate all questions relating to registration of electors. (18 VIC 92(1))
(*Note that this is a Saturday)
October 4, 2008
Deadline for receipt of removal notices and transfer of registration. (18 VIC 106 and 107)
(*Note that this is a Saturday)
October 4, 2008
Last day for change of enrollment of political party and cancellation of party enrollment. (18 VIC 108)
October 9, 2008
Official public notice of general election due. (18 VIC 551)
October 9, 2008
Deadline for receipt by the Supervisor of Elections of applications for absentee ballots for the general election. (18 VIC 664)
October 9, 2008
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 9, 2008
Appointment of election officers. (18 VIC 151(a))
October 9, 2008
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, 2008
Last day for examination of voting machines and instruction in use of electronic voting machines. (18 VIC 504)
October 15, 2008
Deadline for receipt by the Supervisor of Election of applications for Absentee ballots for the General Election. (18 VIC 664)
October 24, 2008
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 24, 2008
Testing of electronic voting machines and tabulating equipment, certification by Boards. Open to general public and media. (18 VIC 506)
November 4, 2008
General Election Day. (18 VIC 231)

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November 18, 2008
Run-off Election Day.
(Revised Organic Act of 1954, Sec., 11 re: Gov.-Lt Gov.; P.L. 92-271 re: Delegate to House of Representatives)
November 24, 2008
Registrars in the Election System of the Virgin Islands commence registration. (18 VIC 91)

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