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Bureau of Elections

Bureau of Elections

The Bureau of Elections is responsible for providing accurate and up-to-date information to voters, Election Day preparations and the processing of mail-in and absentee ballots.

The Bureau of Elections is located on the 2nd floor of the Colfax County Building, Clerk's Office, 230 North 3rd Street. Raton, NM 87740.



Contact Information:

Rayetta Trujillo
Colfax County Clerk
Phone: (575) 445-5551
Fax: (575) 445-4031

Sara Torres
Colfax County Deputy Clerk
Phone: (575) 445-5551
Fax: (575) 445-4031

Mailing-Physical Address:
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 159
230 North 3rd Street
Raton, NM 87740


Notice of Election School

Mobile Voting Dates and Times

Sample Ballot

Notice of General Election

New Mexico Secretary of State Website


2022 General Election, November 8- Colfax County Results
2022 General Election-Canvass of Votes-Precinct


2022 General Election, November 8-State Wide Results


Absentee Voting

Absentee voting (by mail) for all county and state elections may be done by requesting an Absentee Ballot Application (pdf) from the Bureau of Elections. Complete and return the application to the Bureau of Elections and a ballot will be mailed. The time to apply for an absentee ballot varies from election to election, but it is generally 28 days prior to a Primary, General or Local Election. Contact the Bureau of Elections for further details. You may also fill out a request online at Online Absentee Request.

Early In-Person Voting

In-person voting is done at the Colfax County Building, Clerks Office, It begins 28 days prior to a Primary, General or Local Election and ends the Saturday before the election. It is held during regular business hours Monday through Thursday.

Same Day Registration is available at the County Clerk's office beginning 28 days prior to an election, as well as all early voting sites within the County.  Voter must have a Colfax County residential address in order to register.  Be prepared to show a picture ID, as well as proof of residency such as a utility statement, bank statement, etc. 

Early Voting Sites

Early voting at an alternate voting site is available for Primary and General elections. 
Please be advised there will not be Same Day Registration at the Mobile Voting sites is not available for the 2022 General Election. 

The hours of Early Voting are Monday through Saturday, 10am-4pm.

October 22, 2022 - 10.00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Angel Fire Community Center
October 27, 2022 - 10.00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Eagle Nest Community Center
October 28, 2022 - 10.00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m - Cimarron Village Hall
October 29, 2022 - 10.00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - LUNA Community College Springer
November 1,2022 - 10.00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Maxwell School Auditorium

Early Voting Locations for Other Elections, Including the Regular Local Election may be different, please view the County Website Homepage for that information.