Registering to vote in Albuquerque is now available online, and early voting commences on May 10.
BY RENE THOMPSON
For those not yet registered to vote, the last day to register is May 10. All registration paperwork must be turned in by 5 p.m. Registering is easier than ever; now you can do so online, without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. To register online, visit the Secretary of State website.
Early voting commences on May 10 for absentee voters at one location, the Clerk’s Annex (1500 Lomas Blvd. NW). Voting at the rest of the locations starts May 21 and will run through June 4. People can take advantage of early voting at 19 locations throughout Albuquerque from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, according to bernco.gov.
On primary election day, June 7, bernco.gov assures voters there will be more than 69 locations throughout Albuquerque that will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. For a list of candidates by district, visit the candidate portal.
As of March 31, a total of 427,037 voters have registered, according to the Secretary of State website. Those registered as Democrats top out at 46 percent, while Republicans stand at 30 percent and Independents are at 20 percent. A total of 1.2 million voters are registered in the state of New Mexico.