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File #: R-21-216   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted and Published
File created: 11/15/2021 In control: City Council
Final action: 11/15/2021
Enactment date: 11/29/2021 Enactment #: R-2021-085
Title: Concerning The Municipal Runoff Election To Be Held In The City Of Albuquerque, New Mexico, On Tuesday, The Seventh Day Of December, 2021 (Gibson, by request)
Attachments: 1. R-216, 2. R-216Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
11/29/2021 City Clerk Published  Action details
11/22/2021 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
11/15/2021 City Council Introduced (Immediate Action Requested)  Action details
11/15/2021 President Immediate Action Requested  Action details
11/15/2021 City Council PassedPass Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FOURTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-21-216 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Diane G. Gibson, by request


RESOLUTION
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Concerning The Municipal Runoff Election To Be Held In The City Of Albuquerque, New Mexico, On Tuesday, The Seventh Day Of December, 2021 (Gibson, by request)
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CONCERNING THE MUNICIPAL RUNOFF ELECTION TO BE HELD IN THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, ON TUESDAY, THE SEVENTH DAY OF DECEMBER, 2021.
WHEREAS, a regular local election was held to elect City of Albuquerque officials on Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021, at which election the offices of Mayor and City Councilor for Districts 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9 were to be filled in accordance with the City Charter; and
WHEREAS, the preliminary results of the regular local election show that no candidate received at least 50% of the vote in the election of the City Councilors for Districts 7 and 9; and
WHEREAS, the City Charter requires a runoff election within forty-five days after certification of the regular local election in the event no candidate receives 50 percent of the votes cast for a particular office.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE:
Section 1. A municipal runoff election shall be held in the City of Albuquerque, New Mexico on Tuesday, December 7th, 2021 for those offices where no candidate received 50 percent of the votes cast for the office to be filled at the November 2, 2021 regular local election. The two candidates who received the highest number of votes cast for the office in question shall automatically become the candidates in the runoff election without further Resolution of the City Council and no filing of declarations of candidacy shall be required of such candidates.
Section 2. The runoff election shall apply only to those races in the regular local election for the offices of City Council District 7 and City Council District 9, which elections did not r...

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