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County clerk hosts training for election officials


The Doña Ana County Clerk’s Office will host trainings for election officials for the 2021 regular local election beginning Sept. 24 and continuing through Nov. 1. Trainings will be held at the County Government Center, 845 N. Motel Blvd.

Here is the training schedule:

  • Early voting trainings: 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24; Wednesday, Oct. 6; and Friday, Oct. 15.
  • Absent voter precinct board training: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19.
  • Election day trainings: 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18; Wednesday, Oct. 20; Thursday, Oct. 21; Friday, Oct. 22; and Monday, Nov. 1; and 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23.

The training sessions are open to the public.

Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 2.

Officials will receive training in opening and closing the polls, setting up voting equipment and issuing ballots. The use of personal protective equipment and social distancing protocols will also be included in the training.

For more information, visit: www.dacelections.com. Voters may register, update voter registrations or apply for absentee ballots at NMVote.org.