EARLY VOTING SCHEDULES, LOCATIONS ANNOUNCED

EARLY VOTING SCHEDULES, LOCATIONS ANNOUNCED

Hours, dates and locations for early voting (also know as absentee in-person voting) have been modified by order of the New Mexico Secretary of State.

Early voting has been underway since Tuesday, Oct. 5 in Doña Ana County at the Doña Ana County Courthouse at 251 W. Amador Ave. in Las Cruces. Early voting at the Courthouse will now be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct. 30, 2004.

Each person who wishes to vote early will be required to fill out an absentee voter application before proceeding.

Beginning Oct. 16, additional early voting sites will open at the Anthony Community Center (875 N. Main St., Anthony), the Sunland Park Library (984 McNutt Ave., Sunland Park), the Hatch School Band Room (305 Main St., Hatch) and Highland Elementary School (5221 N. Main St., Las Cruces).

Early voting hours for the non-Courthouse locations will be noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each Saturday through Oct. 30, 2004.

For more information, call the Doña Ana County Bureau of Elections at (505) 647-7428. Residents calling from outside the Las Cruces area may call toll-free at 1-877-827-7200 and request extension 7428.