Voter Fraud – Is it for Real?
Yes, voter fraud does exist. The most recent case in New Mexico pertains to two woman indicted for voter fraud. (see March 13, 2018 Albuquerque Journal article entitled, “Two indicted in Española voter fraud case plead not guilty” at https://www.abqjournal.com/1145506/two-indicted-in-espanola-voter-fraud-case-plead-not-guilty.html). One lady was indicted for on two counts of falsifying election documents, one count of conspiracy to violate the election code and one count of making false statements in relation to the code. The other woman was indicted for 10 charges of possession of another person’s absentee ballot, one count of conspiracy to violate the municipal election code and two counts of making false statements in relation to that code.
To see a list of voter fraud cases across the United States, go to Heritage Foundation article entitled, “Voter Fraud Cases from Across the United States” at https://www.heritage.org/voterfraud
ALWAYS VOTE IN PERSON TO ASSURE THAT YOUR VOTE COUNTS
Effective August 16, our new location will be at Alvarado Square, 415 Silver SW.
Kindly note that our current office will be closed to facilitate the move from July 27-Aug. 15.
Our staff is here to serve you via email and phone during this relocation period.
Next Election: November 2, 2021
The November 2, 2021 will be used to elect new members to the the Albuquerque Public School Board of Registration, new City Councilors, a new Mayor, and bond issues which are not yet available for review.Election Calendar
October 5, 2021
- Clerks begin mailing absentee ballots to voters who have requested them.
- Books close for online and paper voter registration.
- Absentee Voting Begins – Mail or hand-deliver your completed absentee ballot.
- In-person absentee and Same Day Registration (SDR) at Clerk’s Annex begins (M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
October 28, 2021– Deadline for Absentee Applications to be received. Applications received after the 28th will be rejected, even if it is postmarked on the 28th.
October 29, 2021 – Last day county clerks can mail absentee ballots to voters who request them.
November 2, 2021 – Election Day 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Absentee Ballots are due in the clerk’s office no later than 7 p.m.
For more on voter registration, absentee ballot, and deadlines or other voter information, go to http:// www.nmvote.org
Absentee Ballot Calendar
- October 28, 2021 – Deadline for Absentee Applications to be received. Applications received after the 28th will be rejected, even if it is postmarked on the 28th.
- October 29, 2021 – Last day county clerks can mail absentee ballots to voters who request them.
- November 2, 2021 – Election Day. Absentee Ballots are due in the clerk’s office no later than 7:00pm
Please call (505) 243-VOTE (8683) with any questions regarding absentee voting in Bernalillo County.