2016 GENERAL ELECTION PROCLAMATION
BY REBECCA HOY, COLFAX COUNTY CLERK

ELECCION GENERAL 2016 PROCLAMACION
POR REBECCA HOY, ESCRIBANA DEL CONDADO COLFAX

Pursuant to Election Laws of the State of New Mexico, as amended, I Rebecca Hoy, County Clerk of the County of Colfax, by virtue of the authority vest in me, do hereby issue the following proclamation:
 
Conforme disponen las leyes del Estado de Nuevo México, según esas leyes fueron modificadas, Yo, Rebecca Hoy, Escribana del Condado de Colfax, conforme a la autoridad que me han otorgado, por la presente expido la proclamación a continuación:

That a General Election be, and in the same is hereby called to be, held throughout the County of Colfax and in each Precinct thereof, on the 8th day of November 2016: and

Que se convoque una Elección General y por la presente se convoca dicha elección que tendrá lugar el 8 de noviembre 2016 en todo el Condado de Colfax y en cada uno de los recintos electorales de dicho Condado: y

That the general election shall be appicable to the following political parties, to wit: the Democratic Party; Republican Party; the Independent American Party of New Mexico; the Constitiution Party; the Libertarian Party of New Mexico; the New Mexico Independent Party; and the Green Party of New Mexico and all other voters.

Que la elección general aplicara a los partidos políticos indicados a continuación, a saber: el Partido Demócrata; el Partido Republicano; el Partido American Independiente de Nuevo México; el Partido Constitucional de Nuevo México; el Partido Libertario; el Partido Independiente de Nuevo México; el Partido Verde de Nuevo México y todos los otros votantes.

 

ABSENTEE VOTING
Anyone wishing to Absentee Vote for the General Election may do so beginning October 11, 2016. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Anyone desiring to vote by mail must request an application from the County Clerk’s Office. The last day for the County Clerk to send an absentee ballot by mail is Friday, November 4, 2016. The last day to vote in person is Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Rebecca Hoy
Colfax County Clerk

VOTACION AUSENTE

 Quienes deseen votar ausente para la elección general pueden hacer tan empezando 11 de octubre de 2016. Horario de oficina es del lunes al viernes de 8:00 a.m. hasta las 5:00 p.m.

 Cualquier persona que deseen votar por correo debe pedir una solicitud de la Secretaria del condado. El último día para el Secretaria del Condado enviar una boleto de elector ausente por correo es viernes, 04 de noviembre de 2016. El último día para votar en persona es sábado, 05 de noviembre de 2016 de 10:00 a.m. a 6:00 p.m.

 Rebecca Hoy
Colfax County Clerk 

MOBILE VOTING - CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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.