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Candidates for Judicial Office Can File Beginning Monday
Posted Date: 1/3/2014

Contact: Catherine Lu, Public Information Officer 
             (702) 486-6982 / 334-7953 

(Carson City, NV; January 3, 2014) – Candidate filing for judicial offices on the 2014 ballot will take place between 8 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 6 through 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17. Secretary of State Ross Miller encourages candidates filing at the Secretary of State’s office to schedule appointments in advance with Elections Division filing officers in Carson City or Las Vegas.

Candidates for the Nevada Supreme Court, District Judge, and Justice of the Peace seats that cross county lines file their Declarations of Candidacy with the Secretary of State’s office. Candidates running in districts located wholly within a single county file their Declarations with their County Clerk/Registrar of Voters or, for municipal races, with their City Clerk.

Candidates should call the Elections Division at (775) 684-5705 to schedule their appointments during regular business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) from January 6 to January 17. Appointments will be scheduled on a first call-first served basis. Elections Division staff will do their best to accommodate individuals’ schedules. Candidates who drop in to file without an appointment may have to wait until a filing officer is available.

To date, five individuals have scheduled appointments with Secretary of State Elections Division filing officers.

Date and Time             Candidate                         Office                                    Filing Location
1/6 at 8 a.m.               Mark Gibbons                    Supreme Court – Seat D         Carson City
1/6 at 8 a.m.               Kristina Pickering               Supreme Court – Seat B         Carson City
1/6 at 8:15 a.m.          James Todd Russell           1st Judicial District Court         Carson City
1/6 at 8:15 a.m.          Kimberly Wanker               5th Judicial District Court         Las Vegas
1/6 at 8:30 a.m.          Jim Wilson                        1st Judicial District Court         Carson City

If you would like to be notified of candidate filings from January 6 to 17, please subscribe to the Secretary of State’s “eNotification” system to receive “Candidate Filings.” The “eNotification” button is located on the lower left of the homepage, or by clicking here. You will be notified via e-mail as soon as a candidate has filed.

Candidates for judicial office can find eligibility requirements, filing dates, fees, forms, campaign finance reporting requirements, and other resources by clicking here, or visiting the Election Center at the Secretary of State’s website,  

Office of Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller

Nevada State Capitol
101 N. Carson St., Suite 3
Carson City

Grant Sawyer Building
555 E. Washington Ave., Suite 5200
Las Vegas

Elections Division – (775) 684-5705

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