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Posted on: February 4, 2020

VOTE EARLY

MUNICIPAL OFFICER ELECTION - "VOTE EARLY"

EARLY VOTING

Early Voting for the Municipal Officer Election begins today Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at Town Hall, Conference Room No. 109, 400 Camino de la Placita, Taos, New Mexico and ends on Saturday, February 29, 2020. The hours of operation shall be from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Monday-Friday). The office is closed on February 17, 2020, in observance of Presidents Day. Saturday, February 29, 2020, hours of operations shall be from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM.

ABSENTEE VOTING

The first day to issue Absentee Ballots is today Tuesday, February 4, 2020. A mailed ballot shall be requested not later than February 27, 2020. The last day the Office of the Town Clerk shall mail absentee ballots is Friday, February 28, 2020. Completed official mailing envelopes (with absentee ballots inside) shall be accepted until 7:00 PM on Election Day, March 3, 2020. 

As a reminder, two Councilmember positions are on the ballot for a four-year term commencing on April 1, 2020.

NEW - Same-Day Voter Registration Implementation Plan

Voters will now have the opportunity to register to vote or update existing voter registration and vote on the same day at the Town’s Clerks Office during the early voting period (February 4, 2020 through February 29, 2020). Please note: Same day registration will not be available on Municipal Officer Election Day on March 3, 2020. 

Please go to the Town’s website and Facebook page for further updates and announcements regarding the Municipal Officer Election. For additional details or if you have any questions, please contact Town Clerk Francella Garcia at (575)751-2004, fgarcia@taosgov.com or Deputy Clerk Denise Romero at (575)751-2005, dromero@taosgov.com

Dates to remember for the upcoming Municipal Officer Election:

February 4, 2020 – Absentee/Early Voting begins at Town Hall;
February 28, 2020 – Last day absentee ballots will be mail;
February 29, 2020 (Saturday) – Last day for early voting from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; and
March 3, 2020 – ELECTION DAY at Town Hall


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