Important Dates

Below are the important initiative and referendum dates for 2018. For a more comprehensive list, download the 2016 Initiative & Referenda Calendar.

August 1, 2017

REFERENDUM PETITION
First day a copy of a statewide referendum can be filed with the Secretary of State prior to circulation.

September 1, 2017


INITIATIVE PETITION TO AMEND THE NEVADA CONSTITUTION
First day a copy of an initiative to amend the Nevada Constitution can be filed with the Secretary of State prior to circulation.

January 1, 2018

INITIATIVE PETITION PROPOSING A NEW STATE STATUTE OR TO AMEND AN EXISTING STATE STATUTE
First day a copy of an initiative petition proposing a new state statute or an amendment to an existing state statute can be filed with the Secretary of State prior to circulation.

June 19, 2018


STATEWIDE REFERENDUM
Last day to submit to the County Clerk or Registrar of Voters for signature verification a petition to have any statute or resolution enacted by the Legislature submitted to a referendum vote of the people.

June 19, 2018

INITIATIVE TO AMEND CONSTITUTION
Last day to submit to the County Clerk or Registrar of Voters for signature verification a petition proposing an amendment to the Nevada Constitution.

July 9, 2018

COUNTY CLERK OR REGISTRAR OF VOTERS TO CERTIFY SUFFICIENCY OF STATEWIDE REFERENDUM PETITION
Last day for the County Clerk or Registrar of Voters to certify petition sufficiency to the Secretary of State after signature verification (must be complete within 13 days of submission).

July 9, 2018

COUNTY CLERK OR REGISTRAR OF VOTERS TO CERTIFY SUFFICIENCY OF INITIATIVE PETITION TO AMEND THE CONSTITUTION
Last day for the County Clerk or Registrar of Voters to certify petition sufficiency to the Secretary of State after signature verification (must be complete within 13 days of submission).

October 1, 2018


PUBLISH STATEWIDE MEASURES

Deadline for the County Clerk or Registrar of Voters to publish statewide measures in the newspaper. 

October 1, 2018
PUBLISH CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS - FIRST NOTICE

First deadline for the County Clerk or Registrar of Voters to publish proposed constitutional amendments in the newspaper.

October 8, 2018


PUBLISH CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS - SECOND NOTICE
Second deadline for the County Clerk or Registrar of Voters to publish proposed constitutional amendments in the newspaper.

October 15, 2018


PUBLISH CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS - THIRD NOTICE

Third deadline for the County Clerk or Registrar of Voters to publish proposed constitutional amendments in the newspaper.

November 6, 2018
GENERAL ELECTION

November 13, 2018

INITIATIVE PETITION TO PROPOSE A NEW STATUTE OR AMEND AN EXISTING STATUTE
Last day to submit to the County Clerk or Registrar of Voters for signature verification a statutory initiative petition.

December 4, 2018

COUNTY CLERK OR REGISTRAR OF VOTERS TO CERTIFY SUFFICIENCY OF INITIATIVE PETITION TO PROPOSE A NEW STATUTE OR AMEND EXISTING STATUTE
Last day for the County Clerk or Registrar of Voters to certify petition sufficiency to the Secretary of State after signature verification (must be complete within 13 days of submission).

 

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