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CLICK **HERE** FOR NOVEMBER 6, 2012 ELECTION RESULTS
CLICK **HERE** FOR ABSTRACT OF VOTE
Seats open for election: Council Seats #1, #3 and #5
City Elections are held every other year and are included with the Humboldt County and Federal elections. City candidates are not listed on the primary election ballot held on June 12, 2012. Candidates for open City Council seats will be placed on the November 6, 2012 General Election ballot. City Council seats are filed as non-partisan.
( ELECTIONS governed by Winnemucca Muncipal Code (WMC) Title 2, Chapter 2.44 )
Those City Council Seats that are up for re-election this year are City Council Seats 1, 3, and 5. Individuals may file for candidacy for City Council if they meet the following criteria: 1) reside within the City limits of the City of Winnemucca; 2) provide valid Identification proving their residency at the time of filing for office; and 3) a $25.00 filing fee is due when filing the proper documents with the City Clerk.
You may file your candidacy for City Council at the City Clerk's office in City Hall located at 90 West Fourth Street between Tuesday August 28, 2012 through Friday August 31, 2012, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. There is a two (2) working calendar day threshhold available after the close of the filing dates on August 31 to rescind your candidacy. You may rescind your candidacy between Tuesday September 4, 2012 through Wednesday September 5, 2012. After this point, the final candidates will be listed on the November 6, 2012 General Election ballot.
According to electoral statutes, if a an individual files for candidacy as "unopposed" in an election, these seats will not appear on the November ballot, but will be delared as "elected" after the close of the November election.
PROVIDED IS A LIST OF THOSE INDIVIDUALS WHO WILL APPEAR ON THE NOVEMBER 6th BALLOT FOR CITY COUNCIL - SEATS 1, 3 AND 5:
Seat #1 - Michael Owens - Doris L. Phillips
Seat #3 - Laura Merrick Hummel - Charles K. Engstrom - Sal Romero - Ken Tipton
Seat #5 - Incumbent Paige Brooks - Bill Douglas - Carrie Stringham
DON'T FORGET TO VOTE ON NOVEMBER 6th!
Please go to the official STATE OF NEVADA, SECRETARY OF STATE WEBSITE for full information on the election process and voter registration information.
2012 GENERAL ELECTION DATES:
- NOTICE OF EARLY VOTING 2012 PRIMARY ELECTION ***CLICK HERE***
- Close of registration for General Election - October 16, 2012
- Early voting for General Election - October 20, 2012 through November 2, 2012
- General Election day - Tuesday November 6, 2012
If you need further information, please contact the the City Clerk's office at (775) 623-6338 or by contacting the Humboldt County Clerk's office at (775) 623-6343.