Convening Referendum
Convening Referendum 6th September
Electoral Administration
Appointment of the members of the Electoral Commission of Catalonia by Parliament (ECC) 6th September
Appointment of the members of the Local Electoral Commissions (LEC) 9th September
Publication of the composition of the ECC and LEC in the DOGC (Official Gazette of the Generalitat de Catalunya) 11th September
Mandate of the Local Electoral Commissions (LEC) expires 6th October
Division of circumscriptions into sections and polling points
Public release with number of electoral sections and polling points, the boundaries, and the premises 21st September – 30th September
Appointment of polling point officers
Draw of the polling point officers 8th September – 13th September
Notification to polling point officers 8th September – 15th September
Filing of allegations for leave as a polling point officer 8th September – 18th September
Local Electoral Commissions resolutions regarding allegations filed 8th September – 20th September
LEC receives communication regarding allegations accepted 18th September – 1st October
Polling point representatives and observers
Interested organisations apply for accreditation to the ECC 6th September – 11th September
Resolution by the EEC on the applications for accreditation from interested organisations 6th September – 14th September
Political parties with representation in Parliament and accredited interested organisations appoint a representative to the ECC 6th September – 15th September
LEC representatives are appointed to the ECC 6th September – 17th September
Appointment of polling point party representatives and observers to LECs 18th September – 26th September
LECs accredit polling point party representatives and observers 18th September – 30th September
International electoral observers
Accreditation process for international electoral observers by the ECC 7th September – 25th September
International observation missions submit their preliminary reports to the ECC 1st October – 2nd October
International observation missions submit their final reports to the ECC Within 10 days from the release of the final results
Referendum Campaign
Referendum campaign 15th September – 29th September
Prohibition of publication of survey results 26th September – 30th September
Vote from catalan residing abroad
Voters residing abroad receive instructions to apply to register to vote 6th September – 13th September
Deadline for reception of postal vote from voters residing abroad 1st October at 8 pm (Catalan time)
Paper Ballot
Paper Ballot 1st October (from 9 am to 8 pm)
Vote count and announcement of results
Vote counting by the ECC 4th October – 7th October
Results published in the DOGC Gazette 5th October – 8th October