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Primary Election Candidate list

The League of Women Voters of New Mexico’s voter guide

2022 Primary Election Proclamation – English

2022 Primary Election Proclamation – Spanish


March 8, 2022 – Candidate filing day for all county offices being contested in 2022. Bernalillo County candidates must file their required paperwork in person on this day at Alvarado Square at 415 Silver Ave. SW, in the Ken Sanchez Commission Chambers, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

For the 2022 Primary Candidate Guide click here.

April 23, 2022 – ETS ballots are sent out to FQE voters.

April 27 – June 4, 2022 – School of Instruction Training. View the schedule here.

May 10, 2022

  1. Clerks begin mailing absentee ballots to voters who have requested them.
  2. Books close for online and paper voter registration.
  3. Absentee Voting Begins – Mail or hand-deliver your completed absentee ballot.
  4. In-person absentee and Same Day Registration (SDR) at Clerk’s Annex begins (M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

May 21 – June 4, 2022Early Voting and SDR expand, Monday to Saturday, most locations open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. For ballot drop box locations click here

June 2, 2022– Deadline for Absentee Applications to be received. Applications received after the 2nd will be rejected, even if it is postmarked on the 2nd.

June 3, 2022 – Last day county clerks can mail absentee ballots to voters who request them.

June 7, 2022Election Day 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Absentee Ballots are due in the clerk’s office no later than 7 p.m.