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Early voting numbers out-pace 2021


If you haven’t voted yet in this election, you have until 7 p.m. tonight.

If you live in the City of Las Cruces, it’s your chance to help elect the city’s first new mayor since 2007.

There are also City Council, school board and bond issues on the ballot.

During the early voting period, which ended Nov. 4, the Doña Ana County Clerk’s office reported unofficial participation numbers of approximately 7,807 early voters and 2,391 absentee voters.

“I am encouraged with the number of early voters in Doña Ana County and am hopeful these numbers are an indication that we will have a high turnout on Election Day as well,” said Doña Ana County Clerk, Dr. Amanda López Askin.

Registered voters who have applied for absentee voting are still able to submit their absentee ballot at any of the available secured container locations throughout the county, as well as at any of the Voting Convenience Centers on Election Day. Voters may track the status of their absentee ballot online at NMVote.org.

During the last Regular Local Election in 2021, approximately 5,271 voters cast ballots in person during the Early Voting period in Doña Ana County.

Unofficial results for this year’s election will be available after 7 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov.7, on the New Mexico Secretary of State’s website. All results remain unofficial until after the certification by the state canvass board in late November.

For more information regarding elections in Doña Ana County, visit www.dacelections.com. For additional information about other services provided by the Clerk’s Office, visit www.donaanacounty.org/clerk.