2018 Election

2018 Municipal Election Calendar

  • Election Day: November 6, 2018
  • Offices to be Elected: Two City Council Seats
Date Event
July 2 - July 16, 2018
Election Official to Publish Notice of Election - Candidates
July 9, 2018
Election Signs may not be placed before this date - NMC 15.56.110 Special Signs
July 16 - August 10, 2018
FILING PERIOD FOR NOMINATION PAPERS AND CANDIDATES STATEMENTS
July 31, 2018 Candidates: Last Day to File Campaign Expenditure Statements - Semiannual Statement
August 10, 2018
LAST DAY TO FILE NOMINATION PAPERS - Note that Candidate Statement and Nomination Papers are Confidential Until Close of Nomination Period
August 11, 2018 Last Day to Withdraw (but not change) Candidate Statement
August 15, 2018
Last Day to File Nomination Papers if Extended Period Applies - Extended Filing Period ONLY if Incumbent Fails to File
August 16, 2018
Secretary of State Determine Order of Names on the Ballot
September 10 - October 23, 2018
Filing Period of Write-In Candidates
September 27, 2018
Candidates: Last Day to File Campaign Expenditure Statements - 1st Pre-Election Statement (7/1/2018-9/22/2018)
October 8, 2018
First Day for Mailing Permanent Vote by Mail Voter Ballots
October 8 - October 30, 2018
Voters May Request Vote by Mail Ballots with Regular Applications
October 23, 2018
Last Day to File for Write-In Candidates
October 25, 2018
Candidates: Last Day to File Campaign Expenditure Statements - 2nd Pre-Election Statement (9/23/2018-10/20/2018)
October 30, 2018
Last Day for Election Official to Publish Notice of Nominees
November 6, 2018
ELECTION DAY
November 19, 2018
Last Day to Receive Vote by Mail Voter Ballots
November 20, 2018
Last Day to Remove Temporary Election Signs - NMC 15.56.110 Special Signs
No Later than December 14, 2018
Last Day to Declare Results and Install Newly Elected Mayor/Councilmembers
December 4 - 21, 2018
Reorganize Council and Choose Vice Mayor
Within 30 Days of Assuming Office
File Statement of Economic Interests
January 31, 2019
Candidates: Last Day to File Campaign Expenditure Statements - Semiannual Statement (10/21/2018-12/31/2018)