Calendar of activities election 2017

The calendar of activities provides a chronological overview of the events in the framework of the elections to be held on September 22, 2017. Below you will find an overview of the actions to be taken.

Date Activities Articles

June 22, 2017

Deadline registration political parties

Art.10 Landsverordening Politieke Partijen
Submission within 6 weeks prior to nominations
of candidates will not be considered.

July 5, 2017

Closure (freezing) electoral register (ER)

Art.3 jo 33 Kiesverordening (KV) 

July 10, 2017

End period to file an appeal on the electoral register (ER)

Art. 11 par. 2 KV
Filing of a notice of appeal at the Court of First Instance for
additions c.q. improvement of the ER in an electoral year is
only possible within 5 days AFTER the closure of ER

July 14,  2017

Public announcement date nomination of candidates / submission of candidates lists

Art. 16 par. 4 KV

July 21, 2017

Public announcement colors lists by Ministerial Degree of the Prime minister.

Art. 30 par. 2 KV

August 4, 2017

Nomination of candidates/ Submission of candidates lists
Place: Stadshuis (Town Hall)
Address: Schoolstraat 2
Time: 09:00 -16:00 hrs 

Art. 15 KV

August 7 t/m 15, 2017

Support (by signing) of candidates lists (1% sum electoral vote count = 578 signatures).
Place:      Passport branch (with appointment)
                Civil Registry Office (Dienst Burgerlijke
                Stand en Bevolkingsregister (Censo)
                Address : L.G. Smith Boulevard 66
Time:       09:00 - 20:30 hrs

Art. 17 par. 2 KV

August 18, 2017

Session Electoral Council to examine candidates lists.

Art. 22 par. 1 KV

August 21, 2017

Notification of possible omissions by means of dated receipt. Deadline for the Electoral Council to inform political parties about omissions. 

Art. 22 par 2 KV

August  24 2017

Deadline for political parties to correct omissions.   Art. 22 par.3 KV

August  25 2017

Session Electoral Council to decide on the validity of candidates lists and on the acceptance of candidates on these lists.

(Must be announced publicly)

Art. 24 par. 1 and 2 KV 

thru August 28, 2017

Expiry of the deadline to file an appeal against the decision of the Electoral Council regarding the validity of the candidates lists.

Art. 27 par. 1 KV

In case no appeal is filed

August 30,  2017

Numbering of lists and assignment of color by the Electoral Council.

Art. 30 KV

September 14, 2017

At least 8,days before voting day voters will receive a voter notification card (voter card).  

Art. 38 par. 1 KV

September 19, 2017

Public announcement day of the election and content art. 131 thru 135.

Art. 38 par. 5 KV

September 22, 2017

Voting day

Art. 34 KV

September 27 2017

Determination of election results (10:00 hrs)

Art. 82 KV


In case notice of appeal is filed Art. 27 KV

September 4, 2017

Deadline handling appeal.

Art. 28 par. 1 KV

September 7,  2017

Final date for decision judge (3 days after hearing session).

Art. 29 par. 1 KV

September 11, 2017

Deadline numbering of lists and assignment of color by the Electoral Council.

Art. 30 KV

September 14, 2017

Voters receive voter notification card at least 8 days before voting.

Art. 38 par. 1 KV

September 19, 2017

Public announcement day of the elections and content art. 131 thru 135.

Art.38 par. 5 KV

September 22, 2017

Voting Day

Art. 34 KV

September 27, 2017 Confirmation election results

Art. 82 KV

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