NOTICE OF VOTER REGISTRATION

 

The Voter Registration Books close Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at 5:30 P.M. for the February 5, 2019 All Mail Special Local SB9 Tax Election for the Maxwell School District.  Anyone who is NOT presently registered and wishes to vote in this election may register at NMvote.org or at 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.

AGAIN, IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE IN THE ALL MAIL SPECIAL LOCAL SB9 TAX ELECTION FOR THE MAXWELL SCHOOL DISTRICT, YOU MUST BE REGISTERED BY JANUARY 8, 2019.

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

                                                                                    Rayetta M. Trujillo
                                                                                Colfax County Clerk

 



RESOLUTION AND PROCLAMATION OF SPECIAL

PUBLIC SCHOOL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS TAX ELECTION

 

            WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the Maxwell Municipal School District No. 26 (“Board” and “District,” respectively), in the County of Colfax and the State of New Mexico, has determined that a special public school capital improvements tax election (“Election”) be held on the 5th day of February, 2019, pursuant to the Election Code, Chapter 1, NMSA 1978; the Local Election Act, NMSA 1978, §§ 1-22-1 through 1-22-20; the Special Election Act, NMSA 1978, §§ 1-24-1 through 1-24-6; and the Public School Capital Improvements Act, NMSA 1978, §§ 22-25-1 through 22-25-11; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 22-25-3, the Board has determined and does hereby determine that there should be submitted to the electorate at the Election the question of whether a property tax of $2.00 on each $1,000.00 of net taxable value of property allocated to the District under the Property Tax Code, Chapter 7, Articles 35 through 38, NMSA 1978, should be imposed for the property tax years 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024 for the purpose of capital improvements in the District pursuant to the Public School Capital Improvements Act.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE MAXWELL MUNICIPAL SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 26, CONSTITUTING THE GOVERNING BODY OF SAID DISTRICT, IN THE COUNTY OF COLFAX AND THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:

Section 1.      On the 5th day of February, 2019, there will be held in the Maxwell Municipal School District No. 26, Colfax County, New Mexico, a special public school capital improvements tax election for the purpose of submitting to the registered qualified electors of the District the question of whether a property tax should be imposed for the purpose of capital improvements in the District pursuant to the Public School Capital Improvements Act.                                               

            Section 2.      At the Election, the following question shall be submitted to the registered qualified electors of the District:

PUBLIC SCHOOL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS (2 MILL) TAX QUESTION 

Shall the Board of Education of the Maxwell Municipal School District No. 26, County of Colfax, State of New Mexico, be authorized to impose a property tax of $2.00 on each $1,000.00 of net taxable value of the property allocated to the District under the Property Tax Code for the property tax years 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024 for capital improvements in the District including payments made with respect to lease-purchase arrangements as defined in the Education Technology Equipment Act Chapter 6, Article 15A NMSA 1978, or the Public School Lease Purchase Act, Chapter 22, Article 26A NMSA 1978, but excluding any other debt service expenses, for: (1) erecting, remodeling, making additions to, providing equipment for or furnishing public school buildings; (2) purchasing or improving public school grounds; (3) maintenance of public school buildings or public school grounds, including the purchasing or repairing of maintenance equipment and participating in the facility information management system as required by the Public School Capital Outlay Act and including payments under contracts with regional education cooperatives for maintenance support services and expenditures for technical training and certification for maintenance and facilities management personnel, but excluding salary expenses of District employees; (4) purchasing activity vehicles for transporting students to extracurricular school activities; (5) purchasing computer software and hardware for student use in public school classrooms; and (6) purchasing and installing education technology improvements, excluding salary expenses of school district employees, but including tools used in the educational process that constitute learning and administrative resources, and which may also include: (a) satellite, copper and fiber-optic transmission; computer and network connection devices; digital communication equipment, including voice, video and data equipment; servers; switches; portable media devices, such as discs and drives to contain data for electronic storage and playback; and the purchase or lease of software licenses or other technologies and services, maintenance, equipment and computer infrastructure information, techniques and tools used to implement technology in schools and related facilities; and (b) improvements, alterations and modifications to, or expansions of, existing buildings or tangible personal property necessary or advisable to house or otherwise accommodate any of the tools listed in this paragraph?

Section 3.      The tax contemplated by the public school capital improvements tax question shall be in addition to any tax imposed to pay debt service on any outstanding bonds or for any other purpose.  Such tax shall be authorized pursuant to the Public School Capital Improvements Act.

 Section 4.      A person is a qualified elector of the District if on the day of the Election he or she is a citizen of the United States, at least 18 years of age, and a resident of the District.  In order to vote, qualified electors of the District must have previously registered with the Colfax County Clerk or any voter registration agent in accordance with law.  Any qualified elector of the District who is not now registered and who wishes to vote at the Election should register prior to 5:00 p.m. on January 8, 2019, being the twenty-eighth (28th) day immediately preceding the Election, during regular business hours and days of business, at the office of the Colfax County Clerk at the Colfax County Courthouse in Raton, New Mexico, or by any voter registration agent at a designated agency as provided in NMSA 1978, §§ 1-4-48 and 1-4-49. The registration books shall close at the end of the day on January 8, 2019, pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 1-4-8(A).

Section 5.      Pursuant to NMSA 1978, § 1-24-3(C), voting shall be by mail ballot only. There will be no polling places for the Election.

Section 6.      Pursuant to NMSA 1978, §§ 1-24-3(A) and 1-24-3(B), the Colfax County Clerk shall send each registered voter a ballot along with a statement that there will be no polling place for the Election. The return envelope for the ballot shall be postage-paid.

Section 7.  The ballot shall be mailed to each registered voter no later than January 8, 2019, being the twenty-eighth day prior to the Election, or as soon as practicable thereafter.

PASSED AND ADOPTED this 12th day of November, 2018.

 

 





2018 General Election Absentee Notice

 

ABSENTEE VOTING

OFFICE OF THE COLFAX COUNTY CLERK

Anyone wishing to ABSENTEE VOTE for the November 6, 2018 GENERAL ELECTION may do so beginning October 9, 2018.  Office hours are Monday through Thursday 7:00 AM until 5:00 PM.

Anyone desiring to vote by mail may request an application at NMvote.org or from the County Clerk’s Office (575)445-5551.  The last day for the County Clerk to receive your application for an absentee ballot by mail is Thursday November 1, 2018.  The last day to vote in person is Saturday, November 3, 2018, 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M


Mobile Voting Sites and Times

 
Dates and Times for Mobile Voting for Colfax County
 
October 20, 2018 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Springer High School 
October 22, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. - Maxwell School Auditorium
October 25, 2018 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Cimarron Village Hall
October 26, 2018 – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.-  Eagle Nest Community Center
October 27, 2018 – 12:00 Noon – 5:00 p.m. – Angel Fire Community Center
 
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the County Clerk at 575-445-5551.
 

2018 General Sample Ballots
Sample Ballot Precinct 1A, 1B, 3, 4 - 5


Sample Ballot Precincts 2 and 7

Sample Ballot Precincts 10, 11, 17-22


Sample Ballot Precincts 12 - 16

Sample Ballot Questions


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:

PROCLAMACIÓN DE ELECCIÓN

 

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 

NOTICE OF VOTER REGISTRATION 

 

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.

 

AGAIN, IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE IN THE GENERAL ELECTION YOU MUST BE REGISTERED BY MAY 8, 2018.

 

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

 

Rayetta M. Trujillo
Colfax County Clerk

Notice of Absentee Voting

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.