2022 Municipal Officer Election

The 2022 Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 to elect the following municipal officers:

  • City Councilor District 2: 4-year term
  • City Councilor District 3: 4-year term
  • City Councilor District 5: 4-year term
  • Mayor - At-Large: 4-year term
  • Municipal Judge - At-Large: 4-year term

Candidate Filing Day for this election is Tuesday, January 4, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

Individuals wishing to declare candidacy for the election must file a Declaration of Candidacy Form in person with the City Clerk on this day.

The official Candidate Guide, to include, candidate eligibility, and campaign financing and practices will be provided soon.
 To participate in the election, an individual must be registered to vote in the City of Rio Rancho. A voter registration certificate can be filled out or updated by clicking the link below or by contacting the Sandoval County Clerk's Office at 505-867-7577.

To view a current voter registration certificate, please click on the link below:

Please contact the City Clerk at 505-891-5004 or email clerk@rrnm.gov for immediate questions.