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Municipal Elections

2017 Municipal Elections

Henderson Municipal Elections are governed by Nevada Revised Statues. Per NRS 293C municipal elections are held in odd-numbered years. The next City of Henderson Municipal Election will be held in April and June 2017 as listed below. 

Offices up for election:

  • Mayor
  • City Council Ward III
  • Municipal Court Judge, Department III


Candidate Filing

Candidate filing will be held Tuesday, January 24 through Thursday, January 26 and Monday, January 30 through Thursday, February 2, 8:00 am-5:00 pm. The Candidate Guide provides additional details.

Candidate Filing Forms
Campaign Contributions & Expenses Report Candidate Acknowledgement
Candidate Contact Sheet
    City Council Ward III
    Municipal Court Judge, Department III
Code of Fair Campaign Practices
Declaration of Candidacy Must be signed in Office. City Clerk will notarize.
Nevada Acknowledgement of Ethical Standards Required only if elected.

Primary Election Dates

Last day to register to vote: Tuesday, March 14
Early Voting:
Saturday, March 18-Friday, March 31
Mail ballot request deadline:
Tuesday, March 28
Election Day
: Tuesday, April 4
Canvass of Election: Tuesday, April 11
Swearing-In: Tuesday, June 20

General Election Dates

Last day to register to vote: Tuesday, May 23
Early Voting:
Saturday, May 27-Friday, June 9
Mail ballot request deadline:
Tuesday, June 6
Election Day
: Tuesday, June 13
Canvass of Election: Tuesday, June 20
Swearing-In: Tuesday, June 20

Ward IV Vacancy

On January 5, 2017, the Henderson City Council appointed Dan Stewart to fill the vacant Ward 4 council seat. The Ward 4 vacancy was created when former Councilman Sam Bateman tendered his resignation after being elected to Henderson Justice Court. Stewart will fill the remainder of former Councilman Bateman’s term, which ends in June 2019. Stewart will be sworn-in at a special City Council meeting at 5 p.m. on Jan. 17.

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Clark County voters have the opportunity to help save taxpayers more than $1.5 million by going to the Election Department website at and choosing to receive their sample ballot by email instead of through the regular mail.

Initiatives & Referenda

Initiatives and referenda are processes that allow Nevada citizens to utilize a petition circulation process to propose new legislation, amend the Nevada Constitution or existing state statutes or approve or disapprove of existing laws. They are both methods of involving voters directly in the legislative process of government.

For additional information, visit the Nevada Secretary of State's website. The site contains important deadlines, guides, forms and maps.