Election 2016

Welcome to the Albuquerque Journal’s coverage of the 2016 primary election.

Here you can find key dates and voter information, links to published news stories and information and questionnaires for many of the state and local candidates in contested races. Our coverage of legislative primary races will focus on contested races in Bernalillo, Sandoval and Santa Fe counties.

Call the Journal’s state government and politics desk at 505-992-6281 or 505-992-6267 – or email us at dboyd@abqjournal.com or dbaker@abqjournal.com – if you are seeking additional information.

For official election information — including where to register to vote — call your county clerk.

The election information telephone number for the Bernalillo County clerk is 468-1290.

Telephone numbers for all 33 of New Mexico’s county clerks can be found by clicking here for the secretary of state’s website.

Key Dates

Election Day is Tuesday, June 7

  • Last day to register to vote: May 10 (Only registered Democrats and Republicans can vote in the primary election)
  • Absentee and early in-person voting at county clerks’ offices begin: May 10
  • Early voting begins at voting centers and alternate sites: May 21
  • Absentee and early voting ends: June 4

Where to Vote


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