Election and Voting Information

This page contains important election related information. 

Please review the page and if you have any questions feel free to call the Grant County Clerk’s Office at 575-574-0042.

2022 Primary Election - June 7, 2022

Click here for the 2022 Primary Election "My Voter Information" Poster

Click here for 2022 Election Proclamation (English)

Click here for 2022 Election Proclamation (Spanish)

Click here for Election Information from the NM Secretary of State's Website

Click here to request an Absentee Ballot

Important Upcoming Dates

May 10, 2022: 

Voter Registration Deadline for Paper and Online Registrations

Absentee Voting Begins

Early Voting Begins in the Clerk’s Office

May 21, 2022:  Early Voting Begins at Bayard Community Center

June 2, 2022:  Absentee Application Deadline

June 4, 2022:  Early Voting Ends

June 7, 2022:  Primary Election Day

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What is the Primary Election being held on June 7, 2022?

A Primary Election is held by each major political party for the purpose allowing registered party voters to select the candidates who will represent their party in the General Election. A voter registered in one party may not vote for candidates in another party. New Mexico has a closed primary, so only those registered in a major political party may participate in the Primary Election. Party affiliation can be changed no later than 28 days prior to the election. The Primary Election is held on the first Tuesday in June in each even-numbered year.

What is the General Election being held on November 8, 2022?

A General Election is held to determine which candidates from all parties, including write-in candidates, will be elected to serve in the office for which they are running. In the General Election, you can vote for any candidate, regardless of your political party or unaffiliated registration. The General Election is held on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November in each even-numbered year.

What is the Regular Local Election being held on November 7, 2023?

The Regular Local Election consolidates School Districts, Municipalities, Soil and Water Conservation Districts and Watershed Districts in Grant County into one election. This election is held every November of the odd-numbered years.

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