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New Mexico state law allows qualified high school juniors and seniors who are 16 or 17 years old to serve as Student Election Clerks. Space is limited, so apply today!

Who Can Apply?

  • Students must be a U.S. citizen, at least 16 years of age
  • Must have written permission from parent(s) or legal guardian, unless emancipated. 
  • Students cannot be related to any candidate currently on the ballot.

Benefits

  • Gain real-life work experience, which may apply for a special project in government or a civics class, or on college admission applications.
  • Fulfill an important civic duty
  • Meet and work with interesting people in the community
  • Break out of the classroom routine, and
  • Earn a little extra cash!

Election Day Responsibilities

Student Election Clerks must report to duty at 6 a.m. and work until all duties are performed. They assist with the opening and closing of the polling place, and help check-in voters.

Training

Student Election Clerks are required to attend a mandatory training prior to the election and are paid $35 after the election. Training helps ensure a throrough understanding of the election process, maintaining the integrity of the election, and the role of Student Election Clerk. Training is offered evenings and weekends.

Online Application

We've gone to an online application program to apply as a Student Election Clerk. Communication to students will be through email or text messaging to schedule skills assessments, coordinate training, and to hire qualified Student Election Clerks. The application process is easy, and enables the Bureau of Elections to better serve our constituents in an efficient and innovative way. Training resources, videos and communication tools assure ready and knowledgeable Student Election Clerks for election day. Apply today!

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