Offices & Filing of Information

Election: 
General: November  8, 2016 

Filing Fee: 
$50.00 for all offices (cash, certified check
or money order accepted)

Filing Opens:
March 7, 2016

Filing Closes:
March 18, 2016

Filing:
Where to file:

City of Elko Clerk's Office
1751 College Avenue
Elko, NV 89801
(775) 777-7126
(775) 777-7129 fax

2016 Nonpartisan Offices for Election

2 CITY COUNCIL POSITIONS- 4 Year Term 
Salary: $9,636.00/year
Incumbent: Robert Schmidtlein and Mandy Simons

QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE

Each candidate for MAYOR who has actually, as opposed to constructively, resided within the state, district, county, township, city, or other area prescribed by law to which the office pertains began on a date at least 30 days immediately preceding the date of the close of filing of declarations of candidacy for this office, in addition to any other requirements required by law; that is a qualified elector pursuant to Section 1 Article 2 of the Constitution of the State of Nevada; has been a bona fide resident of the City of Elko for at least 2 years prior to November 8, 2016. The Mayor shall be elected at large by the registered voters of the City in which he or she is a candidate. The highest vote counts for Mayor will be declared elected

Each candidate for COUNCILMAN or COUNCILWOMAN who has actually, as opposed to constructively, resided within the state, district, county, township, city, or other area prescribed by law to which the office pertains began on a date at least 30 days immediately preceding the date of the close of filing of declarations of candidacy for this office, in addition to any other requirements required by law; that is a qualified elector pursuant to Section 1 Article 2 of the Constitution of the State of Nevada; has been a bona fide resident of the City of Elko for at least 2 years prior to November 8, 2016. Each City councilman or Councilwoman shall be elected at large by the registered voters of the City in which he or she is a candidate. The highest two vote counts for Councilman and/or Councilwoman will be declared elected.

* A qualified elector is a citizen of the United States, 18 years of age or older, who satisfied any residency requirement for this election and is not otherwise disqualified by reason of a treason or felony conviction or insanity.

**Actual residence is defined in NRS 281.050 as the place where a person is legally domiciled and maintains a permanent habitation. If the person maintains more than one such habitation, the place the person declares to be his or her principal permanent habitation when filing a declaration pursuant to NRS 293C.185 shall be deemed to be the person actual residence.