The 2016 elections are fast approaching. Minnesota's Primary Election is on August 9. The LUC window is currently open. The General Election takes place on November 8. The LUC window opens on September 10 for stations electing to sell political advertising on Election Day. The LUC period begins on September 9 for stations opting NOT to sell political advertising on Election Day. Need forms or have questions about political broadcasting? Download MBA FCC Counsel Gregg Skall's Political Broadcasting Manual.