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2016 General Election Information

 

 

NOTE:  SAMPLE Ballots may be available in late September or early October.  As soon as they are received they will be posted here.

 

Tuesday, September 6, 2016  - Last day for a candidate to withdraw from the election

No candidate shall withdraw from a general election unless the candidate withdraws at least sixty-three days prior to that election and the candidate files a signed notarized statement of withdrawal with the County Clerk.

 

Wednesday, September 7, 2016  - NM SOS - Drawing for determining political party position on the ballot

The names of the candidates of each political party qualified to participate in a general election shall be placed by party on the general election ballot in the order of preference as determined by lot at a drawing held for that purpose. On the first Wednesday in the month of September in the year in which a general election is to be held, the state chairman of each political party qualified to participate in the election, or his designated representative with written authorization by such chairman, shall meet in the office of the Secretary of State at a time specified in a notice sent by the Secretary of State.

 

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Federal Qualified Electors and Over Seas Voters Absentee Ballot Mailing  

Ballots for the military and overseas voters who have submitted applications through September 24, 2016 shall be transmitted no later than this day.

 

Thursday, September 29th   -  Poll Worker Election School

Notice is hereby given that 2016 General Election School for Poll Workers is scheduled to take place: 

Location:  Municipal Building, 1st Floor, Council Chambers 
Times:  1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

All candidates, party/organization representatives, media and public may attend.


 Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - Voting Machine Certification (Tentative)

Notice is hereby given that certification and preparation of the Absentee/Early & Election Day Voting Machines is scheduled to take place:

Location:  Municipal Building, Clerk's Warehouse, 1000 Central Avenue  

Times:  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 All candidates, party/organization representatives, media and public may attend.

 (The Warehouse is located on the west side of the Municipal Building, next to the loading dock area.)

 

Tuesday, October 11th at 5pm   -  Voter Registration closes

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, October 11th in order to vote in the General 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.

 

Tuesday, October 11th    -  Absentee by Mail begins 
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 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 8th.

Click here to download the Absentee Application.

 

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

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.

 

Saturday, October 22nd - Early Voting begins

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.

 

Friday, November 4, 2016 - Last Day the County Clerk can mail an Absentee Ballot

This is the last day the County Clerk can mail or transmit an Absentee Ballot to the requestor.

REMINDER: All absentee ballots are physically due back to the County Clerk's Office no later than 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 8th.

 

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - Early Voting ends at both locations

Saturday, November 5th
Locations:  Municipal Building, 1st Floor, Council Chambers  AND
White Rock Library – Multi-Purpose Room

Hours:  10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
 

Monday, November 7, 2016

Last day to cast a replacement Absentee Ballot in the Clerk's Office

No voting today, Monday, November 7, 2016.  Early Voting closed on Saturday, November 5th

 

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - Election Day

Vote Centers open 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the following Vote Centers:

     Municipal Building, 1st Floor, Council Chambers

     White Rock Library – Multi-Purpose Room

     Golf Course Community Building – Multi-Purpose Room 

 

REMINDER: All absentee ballots are physically due back to the County Clerk's Office no later than 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 8th.

 

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - Canvass of Results

Tentative date   -  time to be determined

 

Monday, November 14, 2016 - Voter Registration Opens

Clerk staff can begin processing voter registrations.  Any registrant that submitted a voter registration form for update/change should expect a voter information card confirming the registrants update/change no later than mid-December. 

               

 

 

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 ELECTION NEWS

2016 ELECTION UPDATE:
Resolution 16-14: An election resolution setting forth one question to be submitted at the November 8, 2016 general election to the voters of the Incorporated county of Los Alamos, which question would consolidate all remaining powers and duties of the sheriff to the police department and would abolish the office of the sheriff as an elective office.
Click here to read more...
 
 

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