2017 Special All-Mail Election Takes Place Tuesday


The Los Alamos Public Schools and UNM-Los Alamos Special All-Mail Ballot Election is set to take place tomorrow, Jan. 24, 2017. Ballots were mailed to 14,168 registered voters, at the address on file with the County Clerk as of Jan. 3, 2017.

To date, the Los Alamos County Clerk’s Office has received 5,375 returned ballot envelopes, with 15 ballot envelopes unsigned and 902 envelopes undeliverable.

As done in previous all-mail elections, registrants named on undeliverable envelopes with forwarding address information from the United States Postal Service (USPS) were sent a notice to either: A) complete the state issued form to cancel their registration in Los Alamos if they no longer live in Los Alamos County; or B) personally walk into the Clerk’s Office no later than 7 p.m. on Election Day and update their voter record in order to be issued a replacement ballot.

Completed ballots must be physically received in the County Clerk’s Office, Suite 240, on the 2nd Floor of the Los Alamos County (LAC) Municipal Building, located at 1000 Central Avenue, by 7pm on Election Day, tomorrow, Tuesday, January 24, 2017, in order to be processed and counted.

County Clerk Maestas would like to remind everyone that Absentee Voting – In Person (Early Voting) & by Mail for the Feb. 7, 2017 School Board Election continues thru Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, in the County Clerk’s Office, Suite 240, on the 2nd Floor of the LAC Municipal Building, located at 1000 Central Avenue. Voting is available Monday thru Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Voters that prefer a ballot to be mailed, need to complete an absentee application, which can be obtained on the Clerk’s webpage, or by calling the Clerk’s Office and request an application be mailed to them.

For more information on the upcoming election, or if you have not received your ballot for the 2017 Special Election, please contact the Clerk’s Office at 505.662.8010 or by email at clerks@lacnm.us. Please visit our webpage at www.losalamosnm.us/clerk for more information.