2018 Polling Locations
Resolution Designating the Polling Locations for the 2018 Primary and General Election 

2018 Primary Election Proclaimation 

Pursuant to Statute 1-11-3 New Mexico Statutes Annotated, 2017 Election Handbook of the State of New Mexico, I, Rayetta M. Trujillo, Colfax County Clerk, by virtue of the authority vested in me, do hereby issue the following Proclamation:

That a Primary Election be and the same is hereby called to be held in each precinct in Colfax County on the 5th day of June, 2018.  

That a Primary Election shall be applicable to the following political parties:  the Democratic Party, the Republican Party, and the Libertarian Party; and

That the Primary Election shall be for the purpose of permitting the Democratic Party, the Republican Party, and the Libertarian Party to nominate candidates for the following offices:



Conforme la Seccion 1-11-3, Estatutos Anotados de Nuevo Mejico, 2017 Libro de Mano de Eleccion del Estado de Nuevo Mejico, Yo, Rayetta M. Trujillo, Escribana del Condado de Colfax, por virtud de la autoridad en mi puesta, por este medio emito este Proclamacion:

Que una Elección Primaria es, y se llevará a cabo en el Estado de Nuevo México y en cada condado y precinto del mismo el 5 de junio del 2018;

Que la Elección Primaria será aplicada a los siguientes partidos políticos: El Partido Demócrata y el Partido Republicano y el Partido Libertario; y

Que la elección primaria será con el propósito de permitir al Partido Demócrata y al Partido Republicano y el Partido Libertario para nominar candidatos para las siguientes oficinas:

2018 Primary Election Proclaimation 



The Voter Registration Books close Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 5:00 P.M. for the June 5, 2018 Primary Election.  Anyone who is NOT presently registered and wishes to vote in this election may register in the County Clerk’s Office, Courthouse, Raton, New Mexico.  The office hours are 7:00 A.M. until 5:30 P.M., Monday through Thursday.  You may also register at a Municipal Office.




If you have any questions concerning registration, please call (575) 445-5551.


Rayetta M. Trujillo
Colfax County Clerk

Notice of Absentee Voting



Anyone wishing to ABSENTEE VOTE for the PRIMARY ELECTION may do so beginning May 8, 2018.  Office hours are Monday through Thursday 7:00 AM until 5:30 PM.


Anyone desiring to vote by mail must request an application from the CountyClerk’s Office.  The last day for the County Clerk to receive your application for an absentee ballot by mail is Thursday May 31, 2018.  The last day to vote in person is Saturday, June 2, 2018, 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. 


Rayetta M. Trujillo
Colfax CountyClerk


Election Information

Don’t know if you are registered to vote?

Inquiring to the status of your voter registration in Colfax County is as easy as calling your County Clerk at (575) 445-5551 -OR- Visit The New Mexico Secretary of State’s Voter View at http://voterview.state.nm.us.

What can you find out in Voterview?
  • Your polling place
  • All of your districts
  • Your voter information, in case you need to update or change it.
Register to Vote!

Follow the instructions below:

For all electors within the United States:
Step 1. Download the National Voter Registration Application.
Step 2. Print Page 4, and make sure to include your social security number on your Application.

Step 3. Mail your signed application to your County Clerk’s Office. For a list of New Mexico County Clerks with mailing information Click Here.

For overseas and armed forces electors only:
Step 1. Download the Overseas and Armed Forces Electors Federal Post Card Application.
Step 2. Mail, Fax (575) 445-4031, or e-mail clerk@co.colfax.nm.us your signed Federal Post Card Application to your County Clerk.

Important information for filing out registration forms:
  • Updating the information on your voter registration is simple; just submit a new form with the updated information.
  • Your full social security number is required (in the field marked ID number). Although voter information is public record, birth date and social security number will be kept confidential and will not be disclosed.
  • You must register with a major political party (Democrat or Republican) if you wish to take part in that party’s primary election, caucus, or convention.
  • You can mail your application to the County Clerk’s Office (P.O. Box 159, Raton, NM 87740).
  • You must submit your application 28 days before an election in order for it to be processed for that election.
  • All registrations submitted after the 28th day prior to an election will not be processed until Monday following the election.
Poll Worker Information
For information, contact the Colfax County Clerk’s Office (575) 445-5551.

Requesting Voter Information
Please print, fill out, and mail in the Affidavit of Authorization form.

Mail to:
Colfax County Clerk-Bureau of Elections
P.O. Box 159
Raton, NM 87740

Click here for costs and rates for requested voter information

If you have any questions, please contact the Colfax County Clerk’s Office at (575) 445-5551.