The filing period for candidates for the State Supreme Court, District Court and local township Justice Courts begins Tuesday, Jan. 2.
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. 12. (The office will be closed Saturday, Jan. 6, and Sunday, Jan. 7.)
Candidates for the State Supreme Court 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 5 to 16. The 2018 primary election is on June 12, with early voting from May 26 to June 8. The general election is Nov. 6, with early voting from Oct. 20 to Nov. 2.
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, the deadline to register to vote through the mail is May 15, the deadline to register in person is May 22, and online voter registration is available through May 24. In person voter registration may be done at any County Election Department office. The Election Department webpage includes a link to online voter registration, which is done through the Nevada Secretary of State's website.