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SANTA FE – Even with about 10 more days to go, New Mexico voters have already cast three times as many absentee ballots as they did four years ago – a sign they’re responding to the call to avoid in-person voting.
Candidates and election officials throughout the state have been urging New Mexicans to cast absentee ballots as a way to stay safe amid the pandemic and avoid spreading the coronavirus.
“Just the numbers tell you they’ve listened to us,” Bernalillo County Clerk Linda Stover said in an interview Friday.
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