Run-Off Election

If no candidate for municipal office receives over 50% of the total vote through the regular election, a run-off election is required for that seat between the two highest vote-getters in the regular election.  §1-22-16, NMSA 1978 and §30.30, R.O. 2003

The City of Rio Rancho requires a top-two run-off election to be conducted. If a run-off election is required it will occur on Friday, April 7, 2020.

Candidates subject to a run-off election do not have to file out additional declaration of candidacy paperwork, however are responsible for disclosing campaign finance activity during this time frame.

Absentee, early and Election Day voting will be available during the run-off election.