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2011 calendar

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Note: The Montana, Nevada, North Dakota and Texas state legislatures did not have regular sessions in 2012.

January

Begins.png   3   Sessions begin for the Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont state legislatures.
Electiondot.png   3   Special election: Georgia House of Representatives District 68, runoff.
Begins.png   4   Sessions begin for the California, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire and New York state legislatures.
Submissions.gif   6   Bill deadline: Indiana Senate bill filing deadline.
Begins.png   9   Sessions begin for the Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas and Washington state legislatures.
Begins.png   10   Sessions begin for the Arizona, Delaware, Florida, New Jersey, South Dakota, Tennessee and Wisconsin state legislatures.
Electiondot.png   10   Special elections: Massachusetts State Senate Second Suffolk and Middlesex, Minnesota House of Representatives District 61B, and Minnesota State Senate District 59
Submissions.gif   10   Bill deadline: Florida House and Senate bill filing deadline.
Begins.png   11   Sessions begin for the Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia state legislatures.
Submissions.gif   11   Bill deadline: New Hampshire House bill filing deadline.
Begins.png   17   Sessions begin for the Alaska and New Mexico state legislatures.
Begins.png   18   Session begins for the Hawaii State Legislature.
Submissions.gif   19   Bill deadline: Oklahoma House and Senate bill filing deadline.
Submissions.gif   20   Bill deadline: Iowa House and Senate bill filing deadline.
Begins.png   23   Session begins for the Utah State Legislature.
Submissions.gif   23   Bill deadline: Oregon House and Senate bill filing deadline.
Begins.png   24   Session begins for the Minnesota State Legislature.
Submissions.gif   24   Bill deadline: South Dakota House and Senate bill filing deadline.
Submissions.gif   25   Bill deadline: Hawaii House and Senate bill filing deadline.
Mini alert.gif   28   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in West Virginia.
Submissions.gif   30   Bill deadline: Arizona Senate bill filing deadline.
Mini alert.gif   31   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Kentucky.

February

Begins.png   1   Session begins for the Oregon State Legislature.
Submissions.gif   2   Bill deadline: Utah House and Senate bill filing deadline.
Begins.png   6   Session begins for the Oklahoma State Legislature.
Submissions.gif   6   Bill deadline: Arizona House bill filing deadline.
Begins.png   7   Session begins for the Alabama State Legislature.
Electiondot.png   7   Special election: Georgia House of Representatives Districts 60 and 107.
Begins.png   8   Session begins for the Connecticut State Legislature.
Submissions.gif   8   Bill deadline: Kansas House and Senate bill filing deadline.
Mini alert.gif   10   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Indiana.
Begins.png   13   Sessions begin for the Arkansas and Wyoming state legislatures.
Electiondot.png   14   Special election: Oklahoma House of Representatives District 1, Oklahoma State Senate District 46.
Mini alert.gif   14   Signature filing deadlines for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Pennsylvania.
Ends.png   16   Session ends for the New Mexico State Legislature.
Submissions.gif   16   Bill deadline: Connecticut House and Senate bill filing deadline.
Submissions.gif   17   Bill deadline: New Mexico House and Senate bill filing deadline.
Submissions.gif   19   Bill deadline: California Assembly and Senate bill filing deadline.
Submissions.gif   20   Bill deadline: Alaska House and Senate bill filing deadline.
Electiondot.png   21   Special election: New Hampshire House of Representatives Hillsborough District 10.
Electiondot.png   28   Special elections: Michigan House of Representatives Districts 29 and 51.
Mini alert.gif   29   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in North Carolina.

March

Mini alert.gif   1   Signature filing deadlines for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Arkansas and Nebraska.
Submissions.gif   1   Bill deadline: Missouri Senate bill filing deadline.
Ends.png   6   Session ends for the Oregon State Legislature.
Mini alert.gif   6   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Oregon.
Ends.png   8   Sessions end for the Utah and Washington state legislatures.
Ends.png   9   Sessions end for the Arkansas, Florida and Wyoming state legislatures.
Mini alert.gif   9   Signature filing deadlines for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in California and Idaho.
Ends.png   10   Sessions end for the Indiana, Virginia and West Virginia state legislatures.
Begins.png   12   Session begins for the Louisiana State Legislature.
Mini alert.gif   12   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Montana.
Mini alert.gif   15   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Maine.
Ends.png   16   Session ends for the Wisconsin State Legislature.
Mini alert.gif   16   Signature filing deadlines for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Iowa, Nevada and Utah.
Ends.png   19   Session ends for the South Dakota State Legislature.
Mini alert.gif   20   Signature filing deadlines for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in New Mexico.
Electiondot.png   20   Primary election: Illinois state legislative elections (House, Senate).
Electiondot.png   20   Special elections: New York State Assembly Districts 93, 100, 103 and 145, New York State Senate District 27.
Mini alert.gif   27   Signature filing deadlines for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Missouri and South Dakota.
Ends.png   29   Sessions end for the Georgia and Idaho state legislatures.
Mini alert.gif   30   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in South Carolina.

April

Submissions.gif   1   Bill deadline: Missouri House and bill filing deadline (with exception of appropriations bills).
Mini alert.gif   2   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Colorado.
Electiondot.png   3   Special elections: Oklahoma House of Representatives District 71 and Oklahoma State Senate District 20.
Mini alert.gif   5   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Tennessee.
Ends.png   9   Session ended for the Maryland State Legislature.
Electiondot.png   10   Special elections: Minnesota State Senate District 20.
Ends.png   12   Session ends for the Kentucky State Legislature.
Mini alert.gif   13   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in North Dakota and Oklahoma.
Ends.png   16   Session ends for the Alaska State Legislature.
Ends.png   18   Session ends for the Maine State Legislature.
Electiondot.png   24   Primary election: Pennsylvania state legislative elections (House, Senate).
Electiondot.png   24   Special elections: Pennsylvania House of Representatives Districts 22, 134, 153, 169, 186 and 197.

May

Submissions.gif   1   Bill deadline: South Carolina House and Senate bill filing deadline.
Ends.png   1   Session ends for the Tennessee State Legislature
Ends.png   3   Sessions ends for the Hawaii, Arizona and Mississippi state legislatures.
Ends.png   5   Session ends for the Vermont State Legislature.
Mini alert.gif   7   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Florida.
Electiondot.png   8   Primary elections: Indiana (House, Senate), North Carolina (House, Senate), Ohio (House, Senate) and West Virginia (House, Senate).
Ends.png   9   Sessions end for the Colorado, Connecticut and Iowa state legislatures.
Ends.png   10   Session ends for the Minnesota State Legislature.
Mini alert.gif   15   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Michigan.
Electiondot.png   15   Primary election: Idaho (House, Senate), Nebraska (Senate) and Oregon (House, Senate) state legislative elections.
Begins.png   16   Session begins for the North Carolina Legislature.
Ends.png   16   Session ends for the Alabama State Legislature
Mini alert.gif   18   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Washington.
Ends.png   20   Session ends for the Kansas State Legislature
Electiondot.png   22   Primary election: Arkansas state legislative elections (House, Senate) and Kentucky state legislative elections (House, Senate).
Ends.png   25   Session ends for the Oklahoma State Legislature.
Mini alert.gif   25   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Georgia.
Electiondot.png   29   Primary election: Texas state legislative elections (House, Senate).
Ends.png   30   Session ends for the Missouri State Legislature.
Mini alert.gif   30   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Arizona.
Ends.png   31   Session ends for the Maine State Legislature.

June

Mini alert.gif   1   Signature filing deadlines for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Alaska and Wyoming.
Ends.png   4   Session ends for the Louisiana State Legislature.
Mini alert.gif   5   Signature filing deadlines for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Hawaii, Massachusetts and Minnesota.
Electiondot.png   5   Primary elections: California (Assembly, Senate), Iowa (House, Senate), Montana (House, Senate), New Mexico (House, Senate), South Carolina (House, Senate) and South Dakota (House, Senate).
Mini alert.gif   6   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Oklahoma.
Ends.png   7   Session ends for the South Carolina State Legislature.
Mini alert.gif   11   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary election in Kansas.
Electiondot.png   12   Primary election: Maine (House, Senate), Nevada (Assembly, Senate) and North Dakota (House, Senate).
Electiondot.png   12   Primary runoff election: Arkansas (House, Senate)
Mini alert.gif   12   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary election in Connecticut.
Ends.png   13   Session ends for the Rhode Island State Legislature.
Mini alert.gif   14   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Vermont.
Mini alert.gif   15   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in New Hampshire.
Ends.png   22   Session ends for the New York State Legislature.
Electiondot.png   26   Primary election: Oklahoma (House, Senate), Utah (House, Senate) and Colorado (House, Senate).
Electiondot.png   26   Primary runoff election: South Carolina (House, Senate) and South Dakota (House, Senate).
Ends.png   27   Session ends for the New Hampshire State Legislature.
Mini alert.gif   27   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Rhode Island.
Ends.png   30   Session ends for the Delaware State Legislature.

July

Ends.png   3   Session ends for the North Carolina State Legislature.
Mini alert.gif   10   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in Delaware.
Mini alert.gif   12   Signature filing deadline for the 2012 state legislative primary elections in New York.
Electiondot.png   17   Special elections: South Carolina State Senate District 41.
Electiondot.png   17   Primary runoff elections: North Carolina state legislative elections (House, Senate).
Electiondot.png   24   Special elections: South Carolina State Senate District 68.
Electiondot.png   31   Primary election: Georgia state legislative elections (House, Senate).
Electiondot.png   31   Primary runoff election: Texas state legislative elections (House, Senate).

August

Electiondot.png   2   Primary election: Tennessee state legislative elections (House, Senate).
Electiondot.png   7   Primary election: Kansas (House, Senate), Michigan (House), Missouri (House, Senate) and Washington (House, Senate).
Electiondot.png   7   Special elections: Pennsylvania State Senate District 40.
Electiondot.png   11   Primary election: Hawaii state legislative elections (House, Senate).
Electiondot.png   14   Primary election: Connecticut (House, Senate), Florida (House, Senate), Minnesota (House, Senate) and Wisconsin (Assembly, Senate).
Electiondot.png   21   Primary election: Wyoming state legislative elections (House, Senate).
Electiondot.png   21   Primary runoff election: Georgia state legislative elections (House, Senate).
Electiondot.png   28   Primary election: Alaska (House, Senate), Arizona (House, Senate) and Vermont (House, Senate).
Electiondot.png   28   Primary runoff election: Oklahoma state legislative elections (House, Senate).
Ends.png   31   Session ends for the California State Legislature.

September

Electiondot.png   4   Special elections: Virginia State Senate District 5 and Virginia House of Delegates District 45.
Electiondot.png   6   Primary election: Massachusetts state legislative elections (House, Senate).
Electiondot.png   11   Primary election: Delaware (House, Senate), New Hampshire (House, Senate) and Rhode Island (House, Senate).
Electiondot.png   13   Primary election: New York state legislative elections (Assembly, Senate).
Submissions.gif   30   Bill deadline: Maine House and Senate bill filing deadline.

October

Submissions.gif   21   Bill deadline: New Hampshire Senate bill filing deadline.

November

Electiondot.png   6   General election: State legislative elections take place in 44 states.
Electiondot.png   6   Special elections: New Jersey General Assembly Districts 4, 16, and 26, Mississippi State Senate District 19 and Kentucky State Senate District 19 .

December

Begins.png   3   2013 Session begins for the California State Legislature.
Electiondot.png   4   Special elections: Wisconsin State Senate District 33.
Begins.png   5   2013 Session begins for the Maine State Legislature.
Electiondot.png   11   Special elections: Alabama House of Representatives 11, 2012 Districts 30 and 34 and Iowa State Senate District 22.
Electiondot.png   18   Special elections: Virginia House of Delegates District 89 and Kentucky State Senate District 16.


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