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2014 Primary & General Election Information 

 

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 2014 Primary Democratic SAMPLE Ballot

 

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 2014 Primary Republican SAMPLE Ballot 

 

 

 

 

 

2014 Primary & General  Election  Information

 

 

 

October 2013 - - Petitions & Candidate Guide Released
The Secretary of State (SOS) released Petitions & the Candidate Guide for the 2014 Election Cycle. (Click on the link to view their website.)

 

January 27 - - Governor Issues Proclamation calling Primary & General Elections 
Every person appearing as a candidate on the primary or general election ballot shall be a candidate only under the name and party affiliation designation appearing on his existing certificate of registration on file in the County Clerk's Office on the date of the governor's proclamation of a primary election. (Click here for info!)

 

February 4 - - Statewide Candidate Filing Day at the SOS Office
 

March 11  - - Local Candidate Filing Day (9am-5pm)
Candidates must file in the County Clerks Office, Room 240, (Municipal Building - 2nd floor) between the hours of 9am and 5pm.    
 
Declaration Form; Vital Form; and $50 Filing Fee are required.  Click here for the forms.

 
Local Offices Open for Declaring Candidacy

Four (4) County Council positions; Assessor; Sheriff; Probate Judge; Municipal Judge;  and Magistrate Judge*.
 
*Magistrate Judge  - Petitions are required when filing the Declaration of Candidacy.

 

Click here to view the 2014 Primary Candidates (local and statewide)
 
March 18 - - Write-in Candidate Filing Day for STATEWIDE candidates
Takes place at the Secretary of State's Office.
 
April 1 - - Candidate Withdrawal Date 
Last day any candidate can withdraw from the Primary Election.
 

April 19 - - Federal and Overseas Voter Absentee Ballot Mailings begin
Those who have requested an Federal/Overseas Absentee Ballot, our office will begin mailing them on April 19th. 

 

May 6 - - Voter Registration Books Close at 5pm
Residents who are not registered, or have moved, need to fill out a voter registration form. 

Voter registration forms are available at the County Clerk's Office, State of New Mexico Motor Vehicle Field Office and the Los Alamos & White Rock Libraries.  Please return the completed form to the County Clerk's Office by 5pm on May 6th.
 

In New Mexico, the Primary Election is a closed primary. Therefore, to vote in the Primary Election, you must be registered in one of the major parties. At this time, the major parties for this election are: Democrat and Republican

 

May 6 - -  Absentee Voting (by mail and in person)  begins
Those who have requested an Absentee Ballot by mail, our office will begin processing on May 6th.  If you would like to request an Absentee Ballot by mail, please fill out this form, and return via email, fax, mail or in person. 

Absentee Voting in Person aka Early Voting takes place:                           Tuesday, May 6th through Friday, May 9th
Monday, May 12th through Friday, May 16th          
8 am to 5 pm
LAC Municipal Building – 1st floor, Boards & Commission Room #110

 
May 17 - - Alternate (Early Voting) begins 
Townsite:                                                                                                                   Saturday, May 17th
Monday, May 19th through Saturday, May 24th
Tuesday, May 27th through Friday, May 30th
8 am to 6 pm
LAC Municipal Building – 1st floor, Boards & Commission Room #110
 

Special Notice: Early Voting ends Saturday, May 31st, 10am to 6pm at the LAC Municipal Building

White Rock:                                                                                                          Saturday, May 17th
Monday, May 19th through Saturday, May 24th
Tuesday, May 27th through Friday, May 30th
8 am to 6 pm
White Rock Fire Station #3, 129 NM State Road 4

Special Notice: Early Voting ends Saturday, May 31st, 10am to 6pm at the White Rock Fire Station
 

May 23  - - County Clerk Proclamation Publication
 
May 30 - -  Last day to mail an Absentee Ballot
 
May 31 - - All Early Voting Ends (10 am - 6 pm) 
 
June 3  - - Election Day - Vote Centers are open 7 am to 7 pm       
Registered voters of Los Alamos County registered in any precinct may vote at any of the following Vote Centers on Election Day:
 
  • White Rock Fire Station  
  • LAC Municipal Building – 1st floor, Boards & Commission Room #110
  • LAC Golf Course - Multi Purpose Room
     
    Vote Centers are open 7 am to 7 pm
 
June 5 - - Canvass - - Election Results scheduled to be canvassed
at 2pm in Room 241, Municipal Building
 
June 9 - - Voter Registration Re-Opens
 
June 26 - - Independent/Minor Candidate Filing Day w/petitions for the General Election
Candidates must file in the County Clerks Office, Room 240,  (Municipal Building - 2nd floor) between the hours of 9am and 5pm.
 
Declaration Form; Vital Form; and Petitions** are required.
There is no filing fee.

 

**Number of petition signatures required: 3% of 8712 total votes for 2010 Governor = 261

(Nominating petitions for...county office shall be signed by a number of voters equal to at least three percent of the total number of votes cast in the....county, as the case may be.  (The basis of percentage for the total number of votes cast in each instance referred to in this section shall be the total vote cast for governor at the last preceding general election at which a governor was elected.)


June  26 - - Write-In Filing Day for General Election
No unopposed write-in candidate shall have an election certified unless the candidate receives at least the number of write-in votes equal to two percent of the total vote in the...county in which the candidate seeks election that were cast for governor in the last preceding general election in which a governor was elected. ( 2% of 8712 total votes for 2010 Governor = 174)
 

September 2 - - Candidate Withdrawal Deadline 
Last day any candidate can withdraw from the General Election.
 
 
September 20 - - Federal & Overseas Voter Absentee Ballot Mailings
Those who have requested an Federal/Overseas Absentee Ballot, our office will begin mailing them on September 20th.

 

October 7 - - Voter Registration Books Close at 5pm
Residents who are not registered, or have moved, need to fill out a voter registration form.

Voter registration forms are available at the County Clerk's Office, State of New Mexico Motor Vehicle Field Office and the Los Alamos & White Rock Libraries. Please return the completed form to the County Clerk's Office by 5pm on October 7th.
 

October 7 - - Absentee Voting (by mail and in person) begins
Those who have requested an Absentee Ballot by mail, our office will begin processing on October 7th. If you would like to request an Absentee Ballot by mail, please fill out this form, and return via email, fax, mail or in person.

Absentee Voting in Person aka Early Voting takes place:

Tuesday, October 7th through Friday, October 10th
Monday, October 13th through Friday, October 17th    
8 am to 5 pm
LAC Municipal Building – 1st floor, Boards & Commission Room

October  18 - - Alternate (Early Voting) begins 
Townsite:                                                                                                          Saturday, October 18th
Monday, October 20th through Saturday, October 25th
Tuesday, October 28th through Friday, October 31st
8 am to 6 pm
LAC Municipal Building – 1st floor, Boards & Commission Room #110
 

Special Notice: Early Voting ends Saturday, November 1st, 10am to 6pm at the LAC Municipal Building

 

White Rock:                                                                                                   Saturday, October 18th
Monday, October 20th through Saturday, October 25th
Tuesday, October 28th through Friday, October 31st
8 am to 6 pm
White Rock Fire Station #3, 129 NM State Road 4

Special Notice: Early Voting ends Saturday, November 1st, 10am to 6pm at the White Rock Fire Station.

 

October  24 - - County Clerk Proclamation Publication
 
October 31 - -  Last day to mail an Absentee Ballot 
 
November 1 - - All Early Voting Ends (10 am - 6 pm)

November  4 - - Election Day - Vote Centers are open 7am to 7pm       
Registered voters of Los Alamos County registered in any precinct may vote at any of the following Vote Centers on Election Day:
 
  • White Rock Fire Station
  • LAC Municipal Building – 1st floor, Boards & Commission Room #110
  • LAC Golf Course - Multi Purpose Room

      Vote Centers are open 7 am to 7 pm


 
  

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