City Elections


The City Clerk's Office is dedicated to administering and preserving the integrity of the electoral process and providing its citizens with a responsive, open and fair election. All City elections and the manner of holding the same shall be governed and conducted in accordance with the Elko City Charter and Title 1, Chapter 5 of the Elko Municipal Codes, and the laws of the State governing general elections.

2020 General Election Resolution
2020 Notice of Declaration of Candidacy

2020 List of Candidates: 
Mandy Simons, Rowena Smith, Clair Morris, & Gratton Miller

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Filing Officer
Elko City Clerk
1751 College Avenue
Elko, NV 89801
(775) 777-7126
Voting Registrar
Elko County Clerk
550 Court Street, 3rd Floor
Elko, NV 89801
(775) 753-4600


QuestionFrequently Asked Questions

When are City Elections held?
City Elections are held in conjunction with the County and Federal elections, every two years on even numbered years.
What are the terms of Office?
Terms of office are four years (unless otherwise noted), and staggered, with either the Mayor and two City Councilmen seats, or two City Councilmen seats.
What are the qualifications to file for office?
The qualifications for filing for Mayor or City Councilman are as follows:
  (a) a bona fide resident of the city for at least 2 years prior to his/her election.
(b) A qualified elector within the city. 
(c) The candidate must actually, as opposed to constructively, reside in the City of Elko at least 30 days immediately preceding the date of the close of filing of declarations of candidacy for this office
How do I obtain an absentee ballot?

Absentee ballots may be obtained by sending a request in writing to the Elko County Clerk, 550 Court Street, 3rd Floor, Elko, Nevada 89801. The form can be found at: