Why it is important to vote in person
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You can find information about voting in the Primary and general elections at the Clerk’s site.
Are you registered to vote?
Eligible voters can also register to vote in person by going to:
- Voter Registration for Dona Ana County
- A drivers license facility. You can register to vote when you obtain or renew your drivers license or state identification card at any of the license facilities.
When to re-register
Your registration is permanent unless you move or change your name.
If you have moved within the County, you must transfer your registration by re-registering. You may choose to write your new address on the back of your voter identification card and mail it to the Clerk's office.
You must re-register with the local election authority or county clerk if you move to an address outside of the County.
Voters who legally change their name, but not their address, do not have to re-register. If you have changed your name, you can vote after updating your information at the polls.
Where can I vote?
On Election Day, you will cast your ballot in a polling place, usually in a public building near your home, that serves as a polling place. A map of all voting place can be found here.
You can also call the County Clerk's office for help.
If you cannot vote in person or do not want to visit a polling place, you can request an absentee ballot. Any registrant may vote by absentee ballot for all candidates and on all questions appearing on the ballot as if you were casting it in person at a regular polling place on Election Day. You will need to formally request an absentee ballot. Once the county clerk receives your request, beginning 28 days before the election, the clerk will mail you a ballot and the required envelopes you will use to return the ballot. All ballots must be returned in the provided envelopes by 7 p.m. on Election Day. The form to request an absentee ballot can be found here.