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Key Dates

Oct. 5: Clerks begin mailing absentee ballots to voters who have requested them. Absentee voting begins – mail or hand-deliver your completed absentee ballot. In-person absentee at Clerk’s Annex begins (M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Oct. 16-30: Early voting expands across the Metro area, Monday to Saturday, most locations open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Oct. 28: Deadline for Absentee Applications to be received. Applications received after the 28th will be rejected, even if it is postmarked on the 28th.
Oct. 29: Last day county clerks can mail absentee ballots to voters who request them.
Nov. 2: Election Day 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Absentee Ballots are due in the clerk’s office no later than 7 p.m.

 

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Albuquerque City races

 

Albuquerque City Council

District 1

Q&A Council District 1 Louie Sanchez
Q&A Council District 1 Lan Sena (i)
District 1 council candidates say crime is top issue

District 3

Q&A District 3: Klarissa Peña (i) unopposed

District 5

Q&A Council District 5 Cynthia Borrego (i)
Q&A Council District 5 Dan Lewis
Q&A Council District 5 Phillip Ramirez
Three vie for West Side seat on Albuquerque City Council

District 7

Q&A Council District 7 Emilie De Angelis
Q&A Council District 7 Tammy Fiebelkorn
Q&A Council District 7 Travis Kellerman
Q&A Council District 7 Mauro Montoya
Q&A Council District 7 Lori Robertson
Q&A Council District 7 Andres Valdez
Six vying for City Council District 7 seat

District 9

Q&A Council District 9 Rob Grilley
Q&A Council District 9 Renee Grout
Q&A Council District 9 Byron Powdrell
Newcomers vie for District 9 Council seat


ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD RACES

District 3

Q&A APS Board District 3 Jinx Baskerville
Q&A APS Board District 3 Ali Ennenga
Q&A APS Board District 3 Lucas Gauthier
Q&A APS Board District 3 Danielle M. Gonzales
Four candidates vie for open APS board seat

District 5

Q&A APS Board District 5 Uche M. Ohiri
Q&A APS Board District 5 Emma Jones
Q&A APS Board District 5 Crystal Tapia-Romero
3 run for West Side APS seat

District 6

Q&A APS Board District 6 Josefina ‘Josie’ Dominguez

APS District 6 hopefuls split on pandemic, other issues

District 7

Q&A APS Board District 7 Nicholas Bevins
Q&A APS Board District 7 Julie Brenning
Q&A APS Board District 7 Courtney Jackson
APS District 7 race features policy analyst, attorney, activist

APS School bonds, mill levy

Voters to decide $630M mill levy, bond package for APS
What would the Albuquerque Public Schools mill levy, bond questions fund?
*NOTE: All candidates did not return a Q&A to the Journal.

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Conservative radio show host takes on Dems
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Gonzales raises over $330K in three weeks
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