Municipal Election 2018

ABSENTEE VOTING BEGINS JANUARY 30, 2018 - MARCH 2, 2018.

ABESENTEE BALLOTS BY MAIL WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL 7:00 P.M. ON ELECTION DAY

EARLY VOTING BY MACHINE BEGINS FEBRUARY 14, 2018 - MARCH 2, 2018.

ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2018.

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On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Municipal Clerk/Treasurer and the Deputy Clerk/Treasurer certified the candidates. 

On Thursday, January 11, 2018, at 5:01 P.M., the candidates drew for the order they will be listed on the ballot for the 2018 Municipal Election.

Below are the Certified Candidates (in the order in which they will appear on the ballot) for office:

 

 

 

 

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You can also register to vote at the Dona Ana County Clerk's office located at 845 N. Motel Blvd, Las Cruces, NM or at any Motor Vehcile Division office.

THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN THE 2018 MUNICIPAL ELECTION IS FEBRUARY 6, 2018.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Q: Are Vote By Mail ballots always counted?
A:  Yes. By law, all Vote By Mail ballots are counted. In fact, they are the first votes we report on Election Night. 

Q: Can I submit my paperwork for Candidacy prior to January 9, 2018?
A: No.  The Town Clerk will only accept candidacy paperwork between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.

Q: What is the difference between Absentee Voting and Early Voting?
A: Absentee voting is completed through mail.  You will be given an application to fill out and, after verification of voter registration, you will be issued a ballot that will be sent via mail to the address you state on your application.   Early Voting is done in person.  You fill out an application for voting and, after verification of voter registration, you are given a ballot and are able to cast your vote directly in the machine.

Q: I won't be here on Election Day.  Can I still vote?
A: Yes, you may.  Contact the Town Clerk or Deputy Clerk to fill out an Application for Absentee Voting by mail.  Ballots for Absentee Voting by mail will be issued beginning January 30, 2018.  You may also wait until February 14th to early vote in person at the Town Hall oon a voting machine.

Q: Who are on the Precinct Board?
A: On January 8th, 2018, the Board of Trustees approved the following individuals to serve on the precinct board for absenttee voting and on Election Day:  Lori Jurado, Barbara Chandler, Clemente Lara, and Christopher Schaljo (Alternate).

 
 
 

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