County Clerk

An absentee ballot may be cast by any eligible voter.

Absentee voting is governed under the Absent Voter Act (Chapter 1, Article 6 NMSA 1978)

Requesting an absentee ballot

  • Complete the absentee application online on the New Mexico Voter Information Portal at NMVote.org.  
    • You must have a NM driver's license or state ID to use this option. 
  • Download the absentee application here. Print, complete and mail (or hand deliver) to our office. 
  • Request an application by email. Send your request to clerk@bernco.gov and an application will be mailed to you.
  • Request an application by phone by calling (505) 243-VOTE (8683) option 2 and it will be mailed to you. 

Deadline to submit absentee application by mail

  • May 18, 2021 is the deadline for the Clerk's Office to receive your mailed absentee application for the June 1, 2021 Special Congressional Election.

Returning your completed absentee ballot

  • You may return your completed absentee ballot by mail or by hand delivery. Read more...

Please call (505) 243-VOTE (8683) with any questions regarding absentee voting in Bernalillo County.

 

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Upcoming Events
  • Early voting for the 2021 Special Congressional Election will happen from May 15-29 in a variety of locations. Click the attached link for more information.
    Location:
    Various Locations
    Time:
    5/15/2021 12:00 AM - 5/29/2021 12:00 PM

  • The deadline for the clerk to receive a request for absentee ballot applications for the 2021 Special Congressional Election is May 18. For more information, visit the attached link.
    Time:
    5/18/2021 12:00 AM

  • Location:
    Various Polling Locations
    Time:
    6/1/2021 7:00 AM - 6/1/2021 7:00 PM

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