Early voting begins today, August 25th in Doña Ana County for a special election to be held on Tuesday, Sept. 22nd to decide on whether to continue a 1/4%sales tax that supports the county’s volunteer fire department.
Early voting begins today and will continue from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through Sept. 18, and there will be voting available on on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., according to a news release from the county. All early voting will be done at the Doña Ana County Government Center.
The deadline to register to vote is 5 p.m. today. The deadline to request an absentee ballot has already passed.
If you are a resident of the City of Las Cruces, the Village of Hatch, the Town of Mesilla and the City of Sunland Park you are not eligible to vote in this election. Only voters whose registered addresses are in unincorporated areas of the county will be allowed to votes.
On Election Day, polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m. For a list of consolidated polling places contact the Bureau of Elections at (575) 647-7428.