The filing period for candidates for the State Supreme Court, Nevada Court of Appeals, District Court and local township Justice Courts begins Monday, Jan. 6.
Candidates for District Court and local township Justice Courts should file their candidacy with the Clark County Election Department in the Pueblo Room on the first floor of the County Government Center at 500 S. Grand Central Parkway in downtown Las Vegas. The office will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays until the filing deadline at 5 p.m. on Jan. 17. (The office will be closed Saturday, Jan. 11, and Sunday, Jan. 12.)
Candidates for statewide offices, the State Supreme Court and Nevada Court of Appeals, must file their candidacy with the Secretary of State's Office. To file, candidates must show a government-issued identification, complete necessary forms and pay a filing fee. More information about filing and other election issues is available through the County Election Department's website at www.clarkcountynv.gov/vote.
The filing period for candidates for non-judicial offices is March 2 to 13. The 2020 primary election is on June 9, with early voting from May 23 to June 5. The general election is Nov. 3, with early voting from Oct. 17 to 30.
Residents are encouraged to check their voter registration status to make sure they will be able to vote in the elections. To check your registration status, enter your personal information in the Registered Voter Services box on the Election Department website. Residents who are eligible to vote but not yet registered are encouraged to register as soon as possible. Information about registering to vote is also available on the Election Department website. For the primary election, voter registration is available through the mail or over the counter until May 12, and online voter registration is available through June 4. The Election Department web page includes a link to online voter registration, which is done through the Nevada Secretary of State's website. In-person same-day voter registration will be available at all early voting and Election Day polling locations. You must have a valid and current Nevada driver's license or state-issued identification card to register in person on the same day of voting.