The City of Rio Rancho’s March 1 unofficial election results were canvassed by the Sandoval County Canvassing Board and certified as official Friday.

The official results and the Certificate of Canvass can be viewed by visiting Comments from many of the candidates and other details are available in the Observer story on results by clicking here.

A swearing-in ceremony and reception for the mayor, municipal judge and District 2 and 5 city councilors is set for 5:30 p.m. April 1 at Campus Park.

A runoff election is required for the District 3 city council seat, since no candidate in the March 1 election received a majority of the votes cast.

Early and absentee voting for registered Rio Rancho residents in District 3 is available from March 22 to April 9. Election Day voting is April 12.