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Clerk's office sends out voting reminder

The Quay County Clerk’s Office is reminding residents to get their voting information correct for the 2020 primary and general elections.

Please verify you are a registered voter in Quay County with the proper address where you reside and a current mailing address.

New Mexico holds closed primary elections. Voters must be registered as a Democrat, Republican or Libertarian to cast a ballot in the June 2 primary. The voter registration deadline for the primary is May 5.

Early voting for the primary will be May 16-30, with in-person absentee voting from May 5-29.

These offices affecting Quay County will be on the primary ballot:

• U.S. senator (six-year term)

• U.S. representative (two-year term)

• 10th Judicial District Attorney (four-year term)

• New Mexico District 67 representative (two-year term)

• New Mexico Districts 7 and 8 senators (four-year terms)

• County Commissioner Districts 1 and 2 (four-year terms)

• County treasurer (four-year term)

• County clerk (four-year term)

The general election will be Nov. 3. Early voting for the general will be Oct. 17-31, with in-person absentee voting from Oct. 6-30. That voter registration deadline will be Oct. 6.

Candidate guides with critical deadlines, forms and other information are available in the clerk’s office and on Voters also can call the clerk’s office at 575-461-0510.

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