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AN ABSENTEE BALLOT MAY BE CAST BY ANY ELIGIBLE VOTER.

Absentee voting is governed under the Absent Voter Act (Chapter 1, Article 6 NMSA 1978)

REQUESTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT

  • Complete the absentee application online on the New Mexico Voter Information Portal at NMVote.org.
    You must have a NM driver’s license or state ID to use this option.
  • Download the absentee application here. Print, complete and mail (or hand deliver) to our office.
  • Request an application by email. Send your request to clerk@bernco.gov and an application will be mailed to you.
  • Request an application by phone by calling (505) 243-VOTE (8683) option 2 and it will be mailed to you.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ABSENTEE APPLICATION BY MAIL

The consensus among election officials and the U.S. Postal Service is that ballots mailed from a Bernalillo County location on or before November 3, 2022 will arrive by 7 p.m. on Election Day, November 8, 2022. After November 3, 2022 please hand-deliver your ballot to ensure it arrives on time.

RETURNING YOUR COMPLETED ABSENTEE BALLOT

You may return your completed absentee ballot by mail or by hand delivery. Read more…

Please call (505) 243-VOTE (8683) with any questions regarding absentee voting in Bernalillo County.