Doña Ana County

Clerk Public Notices

Clerk Public Notices

2019 Local Election Proclamation

Pursuant to the Regular Local Election Act, NMSA 1978, Sections 1-22-2 to 1-22-19 (1969, as amended through 2019), I, Maggie Toulouse Oliver, New Mexico Secretary of State, by virtue of the authority vested in me, do hereby issue the following proclamation:
That a Regular Local Election is called to be held throughout the State of New Mexico and in each county and precinct thereof on November 5, 2019; and
That a Regular Local Election shall be a nonpartisan election, and the names of all candidates shall be listed on the ballot with no party or slate designation; and
That that all municipalities that have opted to elect their officers on the Regular Local Election ballot, where applicable, shall conduct the runoff election pursuant to Section 1-22-16 NMSA 1978, either as a top-two runoff election or as a ranked-choice runoff election; and

That the City of Las Cruces and the City of Santa Fe shall conduct a ranked-choice runoff election on the same ballot as the Regular Local Election to be held on November 5, 2019; and

That the City of Albuquerque shall conduct a top-two runoff election following the Regular Local Election, should one be necessary. If a top-two runoff election is necessary, it will be held on December 17, 2019; and;

That a Regular Local Election shall be held to elect qualified persons to membership on a local governing body and, where applicable, to elect municipal officers for the following offices: