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12/27/2019

Expanded Early Voting Begins Tomorrow

Eighteen early voting convenience centers will be open Oct. 17-31, 2020. Most locations are open Mon. to Sat., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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Early Voting & Same Day Registration at The Clerk’s Annex

Early voting at the Clerk’s Annex runs from Oct. 6-16, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you’re not registered to vote or need to update your registration, you may do so before voting.

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Clerk to Absentee Voters: Return Application Now

The Clerk’s Office will begin mailing absentee ballots on Oct. 6, 2020.

berncovotes.org person filling out absentee ballot request

Guide to Election Research

Brief, data-driven, nonpartisan guide to election topics.

MIT Election Data & Science Lab Research Explainers

Chapter 1 NMSA 1978

The Election Code - Essential bookmark for covering NM elections.

NM Election Code online

U.S. Census Data

Online resource for demographic, housing and population data for Bernalillo County.

U.S. Census Bureau data Bernalillo County

Women's Suffrage

Resources for reporters covering the 2020 Centennial of passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Library of Congress Research Guides
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Upcoming Events
  • Early Voting begins Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020 and ends Saturday, October 31, 2020. Most locations open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Location:
    Early Voting Convenience Centers
    Time:
    10/24/2020 10:00 AM - 10/24/2020 7:00 PM

  • Early Voting begins Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020 and ends Saturday, October 31, 2020. Most locations open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Location:
    Early Voting Convenience Centers
    Time:
    10/26/2020 10:00 AM - 10/26/2020 7:00 PM

  • October 27 is the recommended final day to mail an absentee ballot for the 2020 General Election on November 3. After Oct. 27, voters are encouraged to hand deliver the completed absentee ballot (completed, inserted in envelope, signed and last 4 digits entered under privacy flap, envelope sealed) to an Early Voting or Election Day Voting Convenience Center. See BerncoVotes.org for locations.
    Time:
    10/27/2020 12:00 AM

The Clerk's Office is currently closed to the public due to the coronavirus public health emergency. Reach the Recording & Filing department at 505-468-1290, Bureau of Elections at 505-243-VOTE, or email clerk@bernco.gov.

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Newsroom Resources:

N.M. Public Health Order 2020 General Election
2020 Primary Election Official Results
2020 Voter Registration Data (NM SOS)
New Mexico Election Code (Chapter 1 NMSA 1978)
Election Handbook of the State of New Mexico
2020 General Election Proclamation - English
2020 General Election Proclamation - Español 
U.S. Census Bureau data Bernalillo County
NMVote.org
Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP)
U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC)
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002
National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993
Federal Election Commission (FEC)
Vote411.org
MIT Election Data + Science Lab
Civics Education Resources

 

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