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Please note that your absentee ballot must be prepared in the same way whether you mail or hand deliver it. Voters must follow all of the instructions or the absentee ballot will be rejected. Please click here to review the instructions. 

By Mail

The consensus among election officials and the U.S. Postal Service is that ballots mailed from a Bernalillo County location on or before Oct. 27, 2020 will arrive by 7 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020. After Oct. 27, please hand deliver your ballot to ensure it arrives on time.

By Hand Delivery

There are several options for hand-delivery of your absentee ballot. Please note that if you hand deliver your absentee ballot, it still must be completed in accordance with the instructions or it will be rejected. Read more...

October 6-16, 2020 - Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

  • Clerk's Annex - 1500 Lomas Blvd NW, Suite A (15th street and Lomas Blvd.)
  • At One Civic Plaza NW next to the COVID-19 screening entrance at 5th and Marquette.
    • There is a secure ballot box staffed by a poll official at this location. It is outside but not at the curb so you must exit your car.

October 17-31, 2020 

  • Any of the Early Voting Convenience Centers - Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • At One Civic Plaza NW next to the COVID-19 screening entrance at 5th and Marquette. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • There is a secure ballot box staffed by a poll official at this location. It is outside but not at the curb so you must exit your car.

November 3, 2020 - 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Any of the Election Day Voting Convenience Centers 
  • Drive by ballot drop off location in front of City Hall on Marquette and 5th Street. Drive in left lane west on Marquette from 3rd street, watch for signs and personnel. Voters will drop off their ballot through a car window and receive an "I Voted" sticker.  

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

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