January 27, 2022 Timeline for “Super Tuesday” 2022
KEEPING YOU INFORMED…
Below are the important dates and deadlines for the 2022 Budget Vote and Election:
MARCH – APRIL 2022
- March 1:
Deadline for submission to the State Comptroller, the Commissioner of Education and the Commissioner of Taxation and Finance of the District’s Tax Levy Limit for the upcoming school year, together with the information necessary for its calculation
- March 29 – April 2:
Permissible dates for the first publication of the four legal notices for the Vote [must publish four times during the seven weeks before the Vote, with the first publication occurring at least 45 days before the Vote]
- April 18:*
Deadline for submission of Nominating Petitions for School Board Candidates by 5:00 p.m. in the Office of the District Clerk [30 days before the Vote] [April 27 for Small City School Districts – 20 days before the Vote]
- April 18:*
Deadline to receive Voter Propositions that are not required by law to be included in the legal notice for the Vote [at least 30 days before the Vote]
- April 19:
Deadline for Districts, other than Small City School Districts, to have the names of all nominated candidates and propositions to be voted on for the ballot (this includes the budget proposition)
- April 22:
Deadline to distribute Military Ballots [at least 25 days before the Vote] [May 3 for Small City School Districts – 14 days before the Vote]
- April 22:
Last day for Budget Adoption (see below – based on the last day to submit the Property Tax Report Card. See April 19th bullet above for military ballots)
- April 25:*
Last day for submission to SED of the Property Tax Report Card – the Property Tax Report Card must be submitted to SED by the close of business the day after the Board adopts the Budget and the Property Tax Report Card, but no later than April 25 [24 days before the Vote]
- May 3-10:
Permissible dates for the Public Hearing on the Budget [7 – 14 days before the Vote]
- May 3-17:
Dates during which copies of the Budget must be made available upon request to residents [during the 14 days before the Vote and on the day of the Vote]
- May 3-12:
Permissible dates for the last day of Voter Registration by the District’s Board of Registration [not more than 14 days nor less than five days before the Vote] [May 3 for Small City School Districts – not less than two weeks before the Vote]
- May 10:
Deadline to receive Absentee Ballot Application if the ballot is to be mailed to the Voter [seven days before the Vote] (see below if ballot is to be issued in person to the Voter)
- May 11:
Deadline to mail the Budget Notice to all qualified Voters [any time after the Budget Hearing, but no later than six days before the Vote]
- May 16:
Deadline to receive Absentee Ballot Application if the ballot is to be issued in person to the Voter [the day before the Vote]
- May 17:
School District Budget Vote and Board of Education Election
If you have any questions about these deadlines or would like us to review your voting policies and/or procedures, please contact Mara N. Harvey, Esq. or one of our other attorneys by calling (631) 694-2300.
THIS MEMORANDUM IS MEANT TO ASSIST IN GENERAL UNDERSTANDING OF THE CURRENT LAW. IT IS NOT TO BE REGARDED AS LEGAL ADVICE. THOSE WITH PARTICULAR QUESTIONS SHOULD SEEK THE ADVICE OF COUNSEL.
 This information is required to be determined three days prior to the distribution of military ballots.
* When a legal deadline falls on a weekend or public holiday, the deadline is extended to the next business day.
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