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2016 Primary Election
Official Results

 

 

 

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2016 General Election Information

 

Voter Registration will close on Tuesday, October 11th at 5pm  

Residents who are not registered, or have moved, need to complete a new voter  registration form in the County Clerk’s Office no later than, Tuesday, May 10th in order to vote in the  Primary Election.

Voter registration forms are also available at the Motor Vehicle Department and both  libraries.

The NM Secretary of State also provides online voter registration to eligible New Mexico  citizens.  Citizens can now update their existing registration or register for the first time, all that is required a state-issued I.D.  Please visit the NM Secretary of State website at http://www.sos.state.nm.us/ to register online.

 

Absentee by Mail begins on Tuesday, October 11th   
Voters that prefer a ballot to be mailed,  need to complete an absentee application for each election.  The last day the County Clerk's Office can mail out an absentee ballot is Friday, November 4th. All absentee ballots are physically due back to the County Clerk's Office no later than 7pm, Tuesday, November 8th.

 

Absentee In Person/Early Voting begins on Tuesday, October 11th   

Absentee Voting In Person (also known as Early Voting):
Tuesday, October 11th thru Friday, October 21st
Location:  Municipal Building, 1st Floor, Council Chambers 
Days:  Monday – Friday
Times:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 
Early Voting - Municipal Building - Extended Days and Hours begin
Saturday, October 22nd:
Location:  Municipal Building, 1st Floor, Council Chambers 
Days:  Monday – Saturday
Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
 
Early Voting - White Rock Library opens Saturday, October 22nd:
Location:  White Rock Library – Multi-Purpose Room
Days:  Monday – Saturday
Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

 

 

                             

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2016 Primary Election Information:  

 

Democratic Sample Ballot (Precincts 1 thru 6 - - White Rock)

Democratic Sample Ballot (Precincts 7 thru 17 - - Los Alamos)

Republican Sample Ballot (Precincts 1 thru 17 - - Los Alamos & White Rock) 

The NM Secretary of State has posted a sample ballot lookup application on their Voter Services Portal.  Click the link  below to view your sample ballot.

       https://portal.sos.state.nm.us/OVR/WebPages/SampleBallot.aspx

 

PAST 2016 Primary Election DEADLINES:

Tuesday, March 8, 2016, Filing Day for the following local offices:

County Council (3 positions)
County Clerk
Probate Judge

9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Los Alamos County Clerk's Office
, 1000 Central Avenue, Suite 240

Filing Fee: $50.00

Declaration of Candidacy & Candidate Information Form for Campaign Reporting are required, along with the filing fee.  Forms are available by clicking on the links on the right side bar or are also available in the Clerk's Office.

 

Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 5:00 pm

Last Day a candidate may withdraw from the Primary

 

Wednesday, May 4th 8:30 am

Poll Worker Training (Early Voting)
Municipal Building - Council Chambers

 

Thursday, May 5th - 11:30 am

Testing & Certification of Voting Machines
Early Voting Machines:  Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 11:30 a.m.
Clerk's Warehouse

Thursday, May 19th  - Tentative Date

Testing & Certification of Voting Machines
Election Day Machines:  Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.

 

Tuesday, May 10th

Voter Registration will close on Tuesday, May 10th at 5pm.

 Residents who are not registered, or have moved, need to complete a new voter registration form in the County Clerk’s Office no later than, Tuesday, May 10th in order to vote in the Primary Election.

Voter registration forms are also available at the Motor Vehicle Department and both libraries.

The NM Secretary of State also provides online voter registration to eligible New Mexico citizens. 

Citizens can now update their existing registration or register for the first time, all that is required a state-issued I.D.  Please visit the NM Secretary of State website at http://www.sos.state.nm.us/ to register online.

NOTE:  New Mexico is a closed Primary state, only those registered in a major party can vote in the Primary Election.  The major parties are Democrat and Republican.

 

Tuesday, May 10th— Friday, May 20th

Absentee Voting begins - In Person (Early Voting)

       Municipal Building, 1st Floor, Council Chambers 

       Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Absentee By Mail

The first day an absentee ballot can be mailed is Tuesday, May 10th.

Voters that prefer a ballot to be mailed need to complete an absentee application. Please call or download the absentee application from the right side bar.   The last day an absentee ballot can be mailed is Friday, June 3rd.  

 

Saturday, May 21   

Early Voting Begins - White Rock Library
Saturday, May 21 through Saturday, June 4  

(excluding Sunday’s and Monday, May 30th Memorial Day Holiday)

Hours: 8am to 6pm 

Hours Saturday, June 4   - - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Friday, June 3    

Last Day for the County Clerk to Mail Absentee Ballots

 

Saturday, June 4    

Last day to vote early!  All Absentee/Early Voting ends at ALL locations.

10am to 6pm


Monday, June 6   

Last day to cast a replacement Absentee Ballot 

 

Tuesday, June 7   

Absentee Ballots shall be accepted until 7pm at the County Clerk’s Office

The Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 and is open to the following parties: Democratic and Republican
           The following Voter Centers will be open from
                 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Election Day:
                         Los Alamos County Municipal Building
                         Council Chambers
                         1000 Central Avenue, First Floor
 
                         White Rock Library
                         Multi-Purpose Room
                         10 Sherwood Boulevard
 
                         Los Alamos County Golf Course Community Building
                         Multi-Purpose Room
                         4250 Diamond Drive
 

Friday, June 10 (2pm)

The Canvass Committee will meet to canvass the results of the election at 2pm, Municipal Building Room 200

  

Thursday, June 30  Filing Day for:

Independent Candidates,
Minor Party Candidates, and
Write-in Candidates 

9am to 5pm in the County Clerk’s Office

Please visit the NM Secretary of State website for the declaration form, petition forms, and candidate guide regarding the June 30th Filing Day. 

http://www.sos.state.nm.us/2016-candidate-information.aspx

For Los Alamos County offices, pursuant to NMSA 1-8-51 A,  and 1-8-51 E, independent candidates for a county office shall submit nominating petitions with a number of voters equal to at least three percent  of the total number of votes cast in the county for governor at the last preceding general election in which a governor was elected.

2014 Election Votes Cast for Governor: 7,901 (3% is 238)

 ELECTION NEWS

6/10/2016: County Clerk and Canvass Committee review election results

Click here to read more...

2016 ELECTION UPDATE:
Thursday, June 30, 9am to 5pm

Filing Day for:
Independent Candidates,
Minor Party Candidates, and
Write-in Candidates 

Filings will be accepted between 9am and 5pm, in the County Clerk’s Office.

Please visit the NM Secretary of State website for the declaration form, petition forms, and candidate guide regarding the June 30th Filing Day.

For Los Alamos County offices, pursuant to NMSA 1-8-51 A,  and 1-8-51 E, independent candidates for a county office shall submit nominating petitions with a number of voters equal to at least three percent  of the total number of votes cast in the county for governor at the last preceding general election in which a governor was elected.

2014 Election Votes Cast for Governor: 7,901 (3% is 238)

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