Candidate Information

Candidate Information


Packets for those wishing to declare candidacy are now available. Those wishing to obtain a packet need to schedule an appointment with the Office of the City Clerk located at Rio Rancho City Hall either in-person or by phone at (505) 891-5004. The Office of the City Clerk is open Monday through Friday during the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Key Dates


  • December 4, 2013 - First day to Place Campaign Signs in the Right of Way (Permit Required)
  • January 7, 2014 - Candidate Filing Day (YOU MUST FILE ON THIS DAY)
  • January 10, 2014 - Each Candidate Must Appoint a Treasurer
  • January 28, 2014 - Absentee Voting Begins
  • February 4, 2014 - First Campaign Finance Report Due
    (This will include all contributions/expenditures from the previous 365 days)
  • February 12, 2014 - First Day of Early Voting
  • March 3, 2014 - Second Campaign Finance Report Due
  • March 4, 2014 - Election Day
  • April 3, 2014 - Third Camping Finance Report Due