Official Election Results

The official results from the city of Rio Rancho's April 17, 2012, runoff municipal election for District 4 city councilor and District 6 city councilor are:
District 4 City Councilor, Four-Year Term
Absentee/Early
Polls
Total
Mark S. Scott
123
486
609
Steven L. Shaw
138
331
469
District 6 City Councilor, Four-Year Term
Absentee/Early
Polls
Total
Lonnie Clayton
178
399
577
Kathleen M. Colley
209
313
522
View official canvassing document (searchable PDF). The canvassing process is in place to ensure the accuracy of election results.

Due to no candidate receiving more than 50 percent of the total votes cast in the city’s March 6, 2012, regular municipal election for District 4 city councilor and District 6 city councilor, the candidates with the highest and second-highest vote totals from the regular election were subject to a runoff election.

Voter Turnout


Only registered voters residing in District 4 and District 6 were eligible to vote in the runoff election.

Of the 9,979 registered voters who could have cast a ballot in the District 4 city councilor runoff election, 1,078 or 10.8 percent voted.

Of the 9,929 registered voters who could have cast a ballot in the District 6 city councilor runoff election, 1,099 or 11.1 percent voted.

Questions


For election questions, please call the Office of the City Clerk at (505) 891-5004.

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