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How do I register to vote?

Eligibility

You may register to vote if you are:

  • A resident of New Mexico
  • A citizen of the United States
  • Eighteen years old or older at the time of the next election
  • Not legally declared mentally incapacitated
  • Not a convicted felon, or a felon who has completed all of the terms 
  • and conditions of sentencing

Where to Register

  • Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office Monday-Friday 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Secretary of State’s Office
  • Any County Clerk’s Office in New Mexico
  • Through a Third Party Registrant Agent
  • Motor Vehicle Department, Human Services Department, public libraries, colleges, universities, and at organized voter registration drives

You may request an application for voter registration be sent to you by emailing clerk@bernco.gov, calling 505-468-1291 and selecting the Voter Registration option, or sending a letter to: Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office, One Civic Plaza, NW, Room 6022, Albuquerque, NM 87102.

How to Register

  • You must completely fill out an application for voter registration and sign it.
  • Be sure to: Answer all questions, including the citizenship and age questions.
  • A Social Security Number and the address where you live are required in order to register to vote in New Mexico. (P. O. Box addresses are not allowed).

First Time Registrants

If you are registering for the first time in New Mexico, and you submit the registration form by mail, you must also submit a copy of

  1. a current and valid photo identification; or
  2. a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, student identification card or other government document, including identification issued by an Indian nation, tribe or pueblo that shows your name and current address.

*If you do not submit one of these forms of identification with your mailed-in, first time registration, you will be required to present one of the forms of identification when voting in person or absentee.

Reasons why an application is rejected

  • Social Security Number is not provided.
  • The application is not signed.
  • The citizenship and age boxes are not checked.
  • A physical address or description of residence, such as a map or the 
  • latitude/longitude is not provided

Rejected applications are returned to the applicant with a letter of rejection explanation and a blank application for voter registration.

When to Register

Voter registration applications can be submitted at any time. In order to be eligible to vote in an election, the County Clerk’s Office must receive the voter registration application no later than 5:00 p.m. on the 28th day before the election.

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  • NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ZONING ADMINISTRATION STAFF Juanita Garcia, Zoning Administrator Jessica Slater, Administrative Officer II For inquiries concerning this agenda, please contact Jessica Slater at (505) 314-0316, or send written comments to Juanita Garcia, c/o Jessica Slater to 111 Union Square Street SE, Suite 100, Albuquerque New Mexico, 87102 or jslater@bernco.gov. NOTICE TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: If you have a disability and require special assistance to participate in this hearing, please contact Jessica Slater, Planning & Development Services, at (505) 314-0316 or 768-4088 (TDD). Notice is hereby given that the Zoning Administrator for Bernalillo County will hold a hearing in the City/County Building, One Civic Plaza, NW, Vincent E. Griego Chambers, Basement Level, Room B2125 on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. for the purpose of considering the following requests: 1. ZA-20130055 (H-34) E. Mtn Arlyn Marler, requests conditional use approval to allow a mobile home for a three (3) year period in addition to a single family dwelling for a medical hardship on Tract B, Plat of Tract B Lands of Hector & Tract 1-A Lands of Ullrich in SEC10 T10N R6E, located at 271 Sedillo Hill Rd., zoned M-H, containing approximately 5.77 acres. CONTINUED FROM JUNE 9, 2015 ZA HEARING 2. ZA2015-0036 (P-2) Far West Derrick Archuleta-Arch + Plan Land Use Consultants, agent for Sandia Motorsports Park Inc. requests an Administrative Amendment to an existing Special Use Permit for Automotive Race Track (CSU-96-37) to include an alternate site layout on Tract B1, Town of Atrisco Grant within SEC 8, T9N, R1E, located at 15000 Speedway Blvd. SW, zoned A-1, containing approximately 85.42 acres. DEFERRED FROM MAY 12, 2015 ZA HEARING 3. ZA2015-0045 (N-10) S. Valley Dalila Reyes requests conditional use approval to allow a carport in the front yard setback on Lot 20, Block D Charles B. Payne Addition, located at 3025 Payne SW, zoned R-1, containing approximately .19 acres. DEFERRED FROM JUNE 9, 2015 ZA HEARING 4. ZA2015-0049 (F-30) E. Mtn. Tim M. Trujillo requests conditional use to allow a mobile home during construction of a single family dwelling on Tract in SHC 5096 Tract 2, T11N R5E SEC 36, located at 12251 North Highway 14, zoned A-2, containing approximately 2.46 acres. CONTINUED FROM JUNE 9, 2015 ZA HEARING 5. ZA2015-0051 (M-12) S. Valley Tierra West LLC, agent for West Evergreen MHP LLC, requests an Administrative Amendment to an existing Special Use Permit for a Mobile Home Park and Single Family Dwelling (CSU-84-47) to allow an alternate site layout on Lot 192, MRGCD Map #43, located at 1834 Tapia Blvd. SW, zoned R-1, containing approximately 2.96 acres. CONTINUED FROM JUNE 9, 2015 ZA HEARING 6. ZA2014-0071 (M-12) S. Valley Cristina Morales, agent for Miguel Valdez requests a variance of 20 ft. to the required 20 ft. front yard setback distance on Lot 6, Wilbur Addition, located at 2221 Wilbur Ave. SW, zoned R-1, containing approximately .25 acres. 7. ZA2015-0053 (M-12) S. Valley Cristina Morales, agent for Miguel Valdez requests a variance of 6 ft. to the required 6 ft. side yard setback distance on Lot 6, Wilbur Addition, located at 2221 Wilbur Ave. SW, zoned R-1, containing approximately .25 acres. 8. ZA2015-0055 (E-16) N. Valley Morning Star Homes LLC-Tim McNaney, agent for Edith Holdings Inc., La Salida del Sol HOA, ETAL requests an Administrative Amendment to an existing Special Use Permit for a Planned Development Area (CSU-50028) for an alternate site layout of the open space areas, including landscaping, fencing & signage on Lots A, B, C, and Lots 1-19, La Salida del Sol Estates, located at 501 & 6901 Brianna Loop NW, 610 Tyler Rd. NW and 504-539 Brianna Loop NW, zoned A-1, containing approximately 7.48 acres. 9. ZA2015-0056 (M-13) S. Valley Ezra C. Depperman requests conditional use approval to allow a carport in the front yard setback on Lot 2, Riverside Estates, located at 909 Page Ct. SW, zoned R-1, containing approximately .31 acres. 10. ZA2015-0057 (Q-10) S. Valley Raymond N. and Bennie R. Lucero request conditional use approval to allow a mobile home during construction, on Lot 8, Industrial Realty Corp., located at 4311 Lakeview Pl. SW, zoned A-1, containing approximately 1.19 acres. 11. ZA2015-0058 (D15) N. Valley James R. Lally requests a variance of 10 ft. 1 in. to the required 25 ft. rear yard setback, on Tract 164C2, MRGCD MAP #27, located at 206 Roehl Rd. NW, zoned A-1, containing approximately .48 acres. 12. ZA2015-0059 (F-30) E. Mtn. Patrick Johnson, agent for C. Johnson Development LLC. requests an Administrative Amendment to an existing Special Use Permit for Auto Storage and Tire Shop (CSU-20100006) to allow for a reduction in size in the overall area of the Special Use Permit from Tract C1.4-A, Lands of Tom & Jerry Martinez, located at 12208 North Highway 14, zoned C-1, containing approximately 2.44 acres, To proposed Tract C1.4-A-2 Lands of Tom & Jerry Martinez, located at 12208 North Highway 14, zoned C-1, containing approximately 1.89 acres. 13. ZA2015-0060 (P-12) S. Valley Sandra Morales, requests a variance of 2.2 ft. to the required 6 ft. side yard setback distance on Lot 46, Block 13, Adobe Acres Unit 4A, located at 1815 Corte Florentino SW, zoned R-1, containing approximately .25 acres. 14. ZA2015-0061 (M-12) S. Valley Marie Martinez/Robert Martinez, agents for Josephine Zamora Trustee request a variance of 14 ft. to the required 20 ft. front yard setback distance on Lot 6, in Tract B, La Conita Subdivision, located at 2002 Conita Real Ave. SW, zoned R-1, containing approximately .24 acres. 15. ZA2015-0063 (M-12) S. Valley Marie Martinez/Robert Martinez, agents for Josephine Zamora Trustee request a variance of 5.2 ft. to the required 6 ft. side yard setback distance on Lot 6, in Tract B, La Conita Subdivision, located at 2002 Conita Real Ave. SW, zoned R-1, containing approximately .24 acres. 16. ZA2015-0062 (B-15) N. Valley Paul Andrew Jr. and Ann M. Sanchez request conditional use approval to allow an accessory structure in excess of 600 sq. ft. (806 sq. ft. carport) on Tract B-3, Lands of Lilly Pacheco, located at 9610 Guadalupe Tr. NW, zoned R-1, containing approximately .50 acres 17. ZA2015-0064 (S-9) S. Valley Patricia Ortiz or Pablo Macinas request conditional use approval to allow a mobile home as a single family dwelling on Lot 1, Lands of R. E. Douglas, located at 5761 Douglas Rd SW, zoned A-1, containing approximately 1.00 acres. 18. ZA2015-0065 (M-12) S. Valley Wayne Ballinger/Kurt Walters, agent for Hilario C. Gonzalez request a variance of 15 ft. to the required 15 ft. rear yard setback distance on Lot 35, Manuel Gonzales Addition, located at 2224 Bartolo Ave. SW, zoned R-1, containing approximately .19 acres. 19. ZA2015-0013 (N-10) S. Valley Leo F. and Mary T. Chavez request conditional use approval to allow a mobile home for a three (3) year period in addition to a single family dwelling for a medical hardship on Lot 7, Sun Hills Addition, located at 2717 Barcelona Pl. SW, zoned M-H, containing approximately .50 acres. CONTINUED FROM MAY 12, 2015 ZA HEARING 20. ZA2015-0025 (N-10) S. Valley Leo F. and Mary T. Chavez request a variance of 5 ft. to the required 15 ft. side yard setback distance on Lot 7, Sun Hills Addition, located at 2717 Barcelona Pl. SW, zoned M-H, containing approximately .50 acres. DEFERRED FROM MAY 12, 2015 ZA HEARING Distribution: County Commissioners County Manager Deputy County Manager for Community Services Division Director, Planning & Development Services Fire Marshal’s Office Property owners within 200 feet of subject site (300‘ for medical hardship requests) Public Works Division Recognized neighborhood associations Zoning Administration files An application, which may affect your property, has been filed with the Zoning Administration Office for public hearing. It is highlighted on the enclosed sheet. The date, time, and location of the hearing are shown at the top of the sheet. For additional information, contact the Planning & Development Services at 111 Union Square Street SE, Suite 100 or (505) 314-0350. Inquiries should be referred to by case number. The Notice of Public Hearing can also be found on the Internet at http://www.bernco.gov. Una aplicacion que puede afectar su propiedad ha sido sometida en la oficina de la Administracion De Zona. Una marca en amarillo significa el caso en esta carta. El dia, tiempo, y el lugar para la junta esta escrito en la forma, 111 Union Square Street SE, Suite 100, (505) 314-0350. ES NECESARIO TRAER UN INTERPRETE SI NO HABLA INGLES
    Location:
    Vincent E. Griego Chambers
    One Civic Plaza NW
    Albuquerque, NM
    87102

  • Zoning Administration Hearing
    Location:
    Vincent E. Griego Chambers
    One Civic Plaza NW
    Albuquerque, NM

  • Zoning Administration Hearing
    Location:
    Vincent E. Griego Chambers
    One Civic Plaza NW
    Albuquerque, NM
    87102

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