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Posted on: September 10, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Special Municipal Election - Tuesday, September 18

The City of Gallup will be conducting a Special Municipal Election on Tuesday, September 18, 2012. The primary purpose for the election is to seek authorization from Gallup voters to impose a one-fourth of one percent (.25%) Federal Water Project Gross Receipts Tax to be used for financing Gallup’s cost share of the Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project. There will also be three Charter Amendment questions on the ballot concerning the elimination of the Mayor’s veto powers, the succession process for the office of Mayor in the event of a vacancy, and the requirements for holding runoff elections.

(Download sample ballot with information on ballot questions.)

Absentee Voting will begin on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 and will end on Friday, September 14, 2012. Voters may call the City Clerk’s Office at 863-1254 to request an absentee ballot by mail.

Early Voting by voting machine will begin on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 and will end on Friday, September 14, 2012. Early voting will be conducted at Gallup City Hall during regular business hours (Monday – Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.; closed Labor Day, September 3, 2012).

Polls on Election Day will open at 7:00 A.M. and close at 7:00 P.M. All city precincts will be consolidated for the Election with 2 polling sites per Council District as follows:

1.) District 1 (North Side) voters registered to vote at:
Precinct 34 Washington Elementary SchoolPrecinct 35 Larry Brian Mitchell Recreation Ctr.
Precinct 38 Juan de Onate Elementary SchoolGallup voters from Precinct 21 Gamerco Church of God
Gallup voters from Precinct 36 White Cliff’s Fire StationWill vote at the North Side Fire Station #2, 911 West Lincoln Avenue.

2.) District 1 (North Side) voters registered to vote at:
Precinct 39 Octavia Fellin Public LibraryPrecinct 40 Educational Development Center
Precinct 59 Roosevelt Elementary SchoolDistrict 1 voters in Precinct 41 Southside Fire Station
District 1 voters in Precinct 43 Gallup Mid SchoolWill vote at the Octavia Fellin Public Library, 115 West Hill Avenue.

3.) District 2 (East Side) voters registered to vote at:
Precinct 47 Emergency Management OfficePrecinct 48 Rocky View Elementary School
Will vote at Rocky View Elementary School, 345 Basilio Drive.(over)

4.) District 2 (East Side) voters registered to vote at:
Precinct 49 Indian Hills Elementary SchoolWill vote at the East Side Fire Station, 3700 Church Rock Street.

5.) District 3 (South Side) voters registered to vote at:
Precinct 42 Bethany Reformed Christian ChurchDistrict 3 voters in Precinct 43 Gallup Mid School
Precinct 44 Red Rock Elementary SchoolPrecinct 45 UNM-Gallup Campus
Will vote at Red Rock Elementary School, 1305 Red Rock Drive.

6.) District 3 (South Side) voters registered to vote at:Precinct 46 Jefferson Elementary School
Precinct 56 Fox Run Golf CourseWill vote at Jefferson Elementary School, 300 Mollica Drive.

7.) District 4 (West Side) voters registered to vote at:
Precinct 33 Stagecoach Elementary SchoolPrecinct 37 Lincoln Elementary School
District 4 voters in Precinct 41 Southside Fire StationGallup voters from Precinct 50 Red Rock Chapter House
Will vote at The Fitness Center, 700 Old Zuni Road.

8.) District 4 (West Side) voters registered to vote at:Precinct 31 Tobe Turpen Elementary School
Precinct 32 Western Skies MHP Recreation HallGallup voters from Precinct 58 McKinley West Fire Station
Will vote at the Westside Fire Station #4, 707 Rico Street.

ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE ELECTION? PLEASE CALL THE GALLUP CITY CLERK’S OFFICE AT 863-1254.

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