Doña Ana County

GISD Election

GISD Election

The Gadsden Independent School District has called for a special school bond and mill levy election for special public school capital improvements.

Date Election Voter Registraton Deadline Early Voting Date Absentee Voting Date Election Administrator
February 6, 2018 Gadsden School District Special Election January 9, 2018 January 12, 2018 January 12, 2018 County Clerk

Early and absentee voting available at the Doña Ana County Government Center until Friday, February 2, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Ballot Questions


Shall the Board of Education of the Gadsden Independent School District No. 16, Counties of Doña Ana and Otero, State of New Mexico, be authorized to issue general obligation bonds of the District, in one series or more, in the aggregate principal amount not exceeding $38,000,000, for the purpose of erecting, remodeling, making additions to and furnishing school buildings, purchasing or improving school grounds, purchasing computer software and hardware for student use in public schools, providing matching funds for capital outlay projects funded pursuant to the Public School Capital Outlay Act; or any combination of these purposes, said bonds to be payable from general (ad valorem) taxes and to be issued and sold at such time or times upon such terms and conditions as the Board may determine?



Shall the Board of Education of the Gadsden Independent School District No. 16 Counties of Doña Ana and Otero, 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 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023, for capital improvements in the District and to the Anthony Charter School 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: erecting, remodeling, making additions to, providing equipment for or furnishing public school buildings; purchasing or improving public school grounds; 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; purchasing activity vehicles for transporting students to extracurricular school activities; purchasing computer software and hardware for student use in public school classrooms; and 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: 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 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?


Polling Locations  (ONLY on Election Day - Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

Voting District Election Precinct Voting Center
1 Precinct 13 and 97

Desert View Elementary

1105 Valle Vista

Sunland Park, NM 88063

2 Precinct 14

Santa Teresa Middle School

4800 McNutt Road

Sunland Park, NM

  Precincts 15, 16, and 81

La Union Elementary School

875 Mercantile Avenue

La Union, NM


For voters who vote in Gadsden District

part of Precint 19, and part of Precinct 82

North Valley Elementary School

300 Cascade Avenue

San Miguel, NM


For voters who vote in Gadsden District

part of Precinct 82, and Precinct 17

Northern On Track Pre-K Center 253 E. Chimuri Street La Mesa, NM

  Precincts 9 and 10

Berino Elementary School

92 Shrode Road

Anthony, NM


For voters who vote in Gadsden District

part of Precinct 6, 74, 79, 96,

and part of 120. Precinct 8

Mesquite Elementary School

205 NM Hwy 228

Mesquite, NM

4 Precincts 11, 12, and 80

Anthony Elementary School

600 N. Fourth Street

Anthony, NM


For voters who vote in Gadsden District

part of Precinct 6 and part of 74;

Precincts 75 and 76;

Otero Precinct 1, Precinct 41,

and part of 35 within the Gadsden District


Chaparral Middle School

290 E. Lisa Dr.

Chaparral, NM