Candidate Information

Candidate Forms

Declaration of Candidacy

Representative Affidavit

Candidates should complete the form before printing. Please be aware of which forms need to be signed in front of a notary on the day of filing. 

Forms will be filed in person at the Doña Ana County Clerk's Office on August 24th, 2021.

Candidate filings are open to anyone residing and registered to vote in City Council Districts 3, 5, and 6.

Campaign Finance

Campaign Finance reports are due September 21st, October 18th, and December 21st. There is a $50 per day late fee for late reports. Your report will not be accepted until all fines have been paid in-person at the City Clerk's office.

As soon as a candidate submits a form on this page it becomes a public record and will be searchable and viewable by anyone (link to search coming soon!)

Information on the Rules

All City Codes, including those related to elections, can be searched and read on MuniCode. Particularly relevant are the sections on filing finance reports and political signs. Any violations related to signage can be reported to the LCPD Codes Enforcement at 575-528-4100

Regulations for Poll Watchers and Observers are regulated by New Mexico State Statute Section 1-2-29.

Las Cruces City Charter and current FY budget are both available online.

A map of the City Districts is available online.