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NM Local Election Act Information

  • Post published:July 30, 2019
  • Post category:News

As a result of the Local Election Act, which went into effect on July 1st 2018, a consolidated local election will take place on November 5th 2019 in Bernalillo County.  This election will include the City of Albuquerque, Village of Tijeras, Village of Los Ranchos De Albuquerque, and other entities listed HERE.

The purpose of the Consolidated Local Election is to improve the efficiency and reduce the costs of carrying out multiple elections. It will also provide a more consistent experience for voters and aims to increase voter turnout by eliminating the confusion surrounding when an election takes place, and where people can vote.

Important voting dates:

October 8 – Absentee Voting Begins
October 8 – Voter Registration Closes
October 19 – Early Voting Begins
November 5 – Election Day

For more information on the Local Election Act visit the Bernalillo County Clerk website HERE.