Early voting for local municipal races begins today and runs through June 3.
Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Boulder City and Mesquite are holding general elections.
Turnout is expected to be low, as is typically the case for municipal races in odd-numbered years.
"We’ll be lucky to get to 10 percent," said Larry Lomax, Clark County’s registrar of voters.
About half the voters who participate in these elections will cast ballots during the two weeks of early voting, Lomax predicted, citing historical patterns.
Las Vegas is expected to draw the largest percentage of registered voters — about 25 percent — because of the lively mayoral showdown between Carolyn Goodman and Chris Giunchigliani, Lomax said.
Residents of that city also will decide on a city council member and two municipal judges.
North Las Vegas will hold races for two city council members and a municipal judge. Henderson voters will select a city council member.
Boulder City will have six ballot questions and no candidate races because elected officials were chosen in the primary.
Mesquite will feature one ballot question and a city council race.
Each city will have one or two primary sites for early voting, such as city hall and a shopping center. And they each will offer a list of neighborhood sites open on various days.
To learn more about early voting and municipal races go to http://www.clarkcountynv.gov/vote .
The "explore" box on the upper right section of the page will have the information, including where to vote and which candidates are running.
You also can call Clark County elections at 702-455-8683.
Contact reporter Scott Wyland at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702-455-4519.