Doña Ana County

2020 Primary Election

2020 Primary Election

The 2020 Primary election will include a number of races including County Commissioners, County Treasurer, County Clerk, State Representatives, U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator and President of the United States. You must be registered as Democrat, Republican, or Libertarian. Registered voters cannot update their party during the same day voter registration period.

Interested in running for office? Please review the 2020 Candidate information available on the Secretary of State’s website.

Important Dates:

  1. January 27, 2020: The Secretary of State issues the Primary Election proclamation.
  2. February 4, 2020: Filing Day for pre-primary designation candidates for U.S. Representative or all statewide offices at the Secretary of State’s Office.
  3. March 10, 2020: Filing Day for all other offices and those who fail to receive pre-primary designation for U.S. Representative or a statewide office.
  4. May 5, 2020: Absentee Voting begins; Voter Registration closes online or by mail. However, a qualified elector may register to vote or update an existing certification of registration in person at the county clerk’s office, or designated alternative voting locations, immediately prior to voting through May 30, 2020.
  5. May 5, 2020: Early Voting begins at the Dona Ana County Government Center.
  6. May 16, 2020: Early Voting begins at Alternate Voting Locations.
  7. June 2, 2020: Primary Election Day

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