Key Dates

for the 2020 General Election

  • September 14th, 2020 - Clerk's Office mails an absentee application to all registered voters. Please check your voter registration and update if necessary.

  • October 6th, 2020

    • Clerks begin mailing absentee ballots to voters who have requested them.​

    • Books close for online and paper voter registration.

    • Absentee Voting Begins

    • Early Voting and Same Day Registration (SDR) at Clerk’s Annex begins (Oct. 6-16, 2020, M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

  • October 17th - 31st, 2020 - Early Voting and SDR expand, Monday to Saturday, most locations open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.​

  • October 20th, 2020 – Deadline for clerk to receive a mailed absentee ballot application.

  • October 27th, 2020 – Recommended final day for voter to mail absentee ballot.

  • November 3rd, 2020 – Election Day 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

Note** The Clerk's Office is closed to the public due to the coronavirus public health emergency. Call the Bureau of Elections at 505-243-VOTE, or email

More information can be found here

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