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Early voting open in runoff elections

RIO RANCHO – Early voting for Rio Rancho’s April 15 runoff municipal election began Wednesday.

Voters can cast early voting ballots between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at Rio Rancho City Hall through April 11.

The runoff election for the mayor’s position is between Greggory Hull and Michael Williams.

The District 5 City Council runoff election is between Shelby Smith and Thomas Buckner.

Registered voters citywide will be able to vote for mayor. Registered voters residing in City Council District 5 will be able to vote for mayor and District 5 city councilor.

The runoff elections are required because no one received more than 50 percent of the total votes cast in those four-way races in the regular municipal election on March 4. The runoff is between the two highest vote-getters in each case.

Runoff election day is April 15.


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