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

August 1, 2015

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

September 1, 2015


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, 2016

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 21, 2016


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

June 21, 2016

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

July 1, 2016 


COUNTY REFERENDUM

Last day to file a County referendum petition with the County Clerks for signature verification.

July 11, 2016

COUNTY CLERK OR REGISTRAR OF VOTERS TO FILE VERIFIED STATE REFERENDUM PETITION
Last day County Clerk or Registrar of Voters shall file a verified state referendum petition with the Secretary of State.

August 10, 2016


COUNTY CLERKS/REGISTRARS OF VOTERS

Last day a County Clerk or Registrar of Voters may file with the Secretary of State an initiative petition amending the Nevada Constitution.

October 3, 2016


PUBLISH STATEWIDE MEASURES

First deadline for County Clerk or Registrar of Voters to publish statewide measures.

October 3, 2016
PUBLISH CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

First deadline for County Clerk or Registrar of Voters to publish constituional amendments.

October 10, 2016


PUBLISHING CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
Second deadline for County Clerk or Registrar of Voters to publish constitutional amendments.

October 17, 2016


PUBLISHING CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

Third deadline for County Clerk or Registrar of Voters to publish constitutional amendments.

November 8, 2016
GENERAL ELECTION

November 8, 2016

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

January 7, 2017


FILING OF INITIATIVE PETITION TO PROPOSE NEW STATUTE OR AMEND EXISTING STATUTE

Last day for County Clerk or Registrar of Voters to file an initiative petition with the Secretary of State after signature verification.

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