2016 Election

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Candidate Information

2016 Primary and General Elections

PRIMARY ELECTION:  June 14, 2016

GENERAL ELECTION:  November 8, 2016

CANDIDATE FILING PERIOD:  March 7 through March 18, 2016

*FINAL LIST OF CANDIDATES - 2016*

CANDIDATE FILING PLACE:  Reno City Clerk’s Office, 1 East First Street, 2nd Floor

APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE AND ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.  Please email the Reno City Clerk Ashley D. Turney at TurneyA@reno.gov or call 775.334.2030 to schedule your appointment.  Walk-in candidate filing will be accepted, however, appointments are preferred, and will be taken first.

FILING FEE:  $30.00 (Must be paid with cash, cashier’s check, or money order)

OFFICES UP FOR ELECTION:

COUNCILMEMBER - WARD 1(4 year term)

            Current officer holder – Jenny Brekhus

COUNCILMEMBER – WARD 3 (4 year term)

             Current office holder – Oscar Delgado

COUNCILMEMBER – WARD 5(4 year term)

             Current office holder – Neoma Jardon

COUNCILMEMBER – At-Large (4 year term)

              Current office holder – David Bobzien

MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGE- Departments 2, 3 and 4– (6 year term)        

Current office holder – Dept. 2 – William L. Gardner        

Current office holder – Dept. 3 – Dorothy Nash Holmes     

Current office holder – Dept. 4 – Kenneth R. Howard

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS:

COUNCILMEMBERS:

  • Must be an actual resident of the ward they represent, or if representing the City at large, a resident of the City of Reno, for at least 30 days prior to the last date for candidate filing. Councilmembers elected by ward must continue to live within that ward for the term of office.
  • Must be a qualified elector within the City.

MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGE:

  • Must be an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Nevada.
  • Must be a resident of the City of Reno for at least 30 days prior to the last date for candidate filing.
  • Shall not engage in the private practice of law.
  • Must be a qualified elector within the City.