voters in Las Cruces can begin casting their ballots for the City’s Nov. 5
voting and absentee voting began Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 and will continue
through Nov. 2, 2019. During early voting eligible voters can cast their
ballots from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Doña Ana County
Government Center, 845 N. Motel Boulevard.
Oct. 19, 2019 eight Alternate Early Voting Convenience Centers will open, including four
in Las Cruces. The four City locations are at Las Cruces City Hall,
700 N. Main St.; Sonoma Elementary School, 4201 Northrise Drive; Corbett Center
Student Union, at New Mexico State University; and the Doña Ana County
Government Center. Alternate Early Voting Centers will also be at Anthony City
Hall, 820 State Highway 478, in Anthony; Delores C. Wright Educational Center,
400 E. Lisa Drive, in Chaparral; Hatch High School, 170 E. Herrera Road, in
Hatch; and Doña Ana Community College, 3365 McNutt Road, in Sunland Park.
Early Voting Convenience Centers will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday to
Saturday from Oct. 19 through Nov. 2. At City Hall, early voting will be
conducted in the Conference Room of the City Clerk’s Office, at the southeast
corner of the lobby at City Hall.
Cruces’ municipal elections will include races for Mayor, City Council districts
1, 2 and 4, and Presiding Municipal Court Judge. Ten candidates are entered in
the Mayoral election, two candidates are running for City Council District 1,
four candidates in District 2, three candidates in District 3, and two
candidates for Presiding Municipal Court Judge. Elections for the Soil and
Water Conservation District, and bond questions for the Las Cruces Public
Schools and Doña Ana Community College will also be conducted.
with this election, Las Cruces voters will elect a Mayor, City Councilors in
Districts 1, 2, 4 and Presiding Municipal Judge using Ranked Choice Voting.
With Ranked Choice Voting, voters will get to rank the candidates from favorite
to least favorite. For a candidate to win, they must receive a majority of the
vote, 50 percent plus one. If a candidate gets a majority of first preference
votes, they win. If no candidate gets a majority of first preference votes, the
candidate with the fewest first preference votes is eliminated. Voters who
picked that candidate as the first choice would have their second preference
Information about Ranked Choice Voting can be found at lascrucesrankedchoice.com.
Day will be from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Nov. 5, and 40 voting convenience centers
will be utilized throughout Doña Ana County. For a complete list of all voting
convenience centers go to www.dacelections.com.
For information, call the Doña Ana County Clerk’s Office, at 575/647-7428, or go online at www.dacelections.com.