New Mexico Early Voting Begins

Today is the last day to register to vote for the upcoming November 8 election. Visit sos.state.nm.us to register, or go to the county clerk’s office in the Grant County Administration Building, 1400 Highway 180 East, Silver City. You can double-check to make sure you are registered using New Mexico Voter View: https://voterview.state.nm.us/

Today is also the first day of early voting. You may vote early during regular business hours at the county clerk’s office.

View a sample of the ballot for your districts by looking it up here: https://portal.sos.state.nm.us/OVR/WebPages/SampleBallot.aspx The questions that appear on the ballot are explained in the General Election Voter Guides, available on the NM Secretary of State’s home page.

View or download a map of the five county commissioner districts here: http://www.grantcountybeat.com/news/news-articles/27610-grant-county-map-five-commissioner-districts

To learn about the candidates, try these sites:

Ballotpedia New Mexico page (browse their NM info or search for candidates in the box at the top): http://ballotpedia.org/New_Mexico

New Mexico legislature site (view the records of legislators currently in office, and examine bills): http://www.nmlegis.gov/

Grant County Beat’s election coverage

Project Vote Smart: http://votesmart.org/

GovTrack for tracking bills through Congress and viewing representatives’ voting records: https://www.govtrack.us/

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