The citizens of Albuquerque elect a Mayor and six City Councilors on Oct. 8, 2013.
Qualifying Contribution & Petition Processing Updates
Stay abreast of ongoing information regarding the election, candidates and campaign financing.
Please check in frequently for updated information.
Upcoming Events & Deadlines
- May 31 - Last day of Qualifying Period for City Council Candidates
- June 3 - City Council Applications for Certification for public financing and final Qualifying Contributions are due to the City Clerk.
- June 28 - Deadline for City Council Candidates to turn in Petitions
The City Clerk approved enough petition signatures for the following Mayoral candidates to appear on the October ballot. To find information on contacting the campaign, please click the candidate's name.
City Council Candidates
The City Clerk has issued Petitions to the individuals below for circulation. For campaign contact information, click on the candidate's name. Campaigns are continuing to provide contact information. Information is updated as received by the Clerk.
Ken Sanchez - seeking public financing
- Isaac Benton - seeking public financing
- Roxanne Meyers - seeking public financing
- Klarissa J. Pena
- Ronnie Garcia - seeking public financing
- Tania Silva - seeking public financing
- Ricardo Carlos Caballero - seeking public financing
- Dan Lewis - seeking public financing
- Eloise Gift - seeking public financing
- Diane Gibson - seeking public financing
- Janice E. Arnold-Jones
- David Green - seeking public financing
- Louis Schiffman
- Matthew Biggs - seeking public financing
- Lovie McGee - seeking public financing
- Don Harris - seeking public financing
Finance reporting as required by the Election Code does not begin until July. Applicant Candidates for public financing must file finance reports upon submitting their Declaration of Intent to Seek Public Financing and with their Application for Qualification as a Participating Candidate. All candidates must meet with the Assistant City Clerk to receive finance reporting training prior to filing reports.
The City Council must pass an Election Resolution approving the voting method, polling places and other important information regarding voting in the Regular Municipal Election. The Election Resolution will be before Council this spring. Once the Election Resolution is passed, the Clerk will publish all relevant information.
Voters wishing to receive an absentee ballot must request an application from the City Clerk. You can request an application for the Regular Municipal Election by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. To request an application you must provide the following information:
- Voter's Name and Address as reflected on your voter registration card
- An alternate address where you would like the application mailed
- The Voter's date of birth or voter registration number.
The Clerk will begin to mail applications on July 1, 2013. Ballots cannot be mailed until September 3 under State Law. Please do not expect applications before July or ballots before September.