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Candidate Filing Day - March 10, 2020, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

03/05/2020

Clerk Linda Stover announces the location for the 2020 Primary Election All Other Major Party Candidate Filing Day.

“The Vincent E. Griego Chambers at the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Government Center is the location for Bernalillo County’s Candidate Filing Day,” said Clerk Linda Stover. “Please note that legislative candidates running in districts that include more than one county must file in the county in which they are registered to vote.”

Individuals filing as a Major Party Candidate for the 2020 Primary Election are required to file documentation including a 2020 Declaration of Candidacy. Visit the New Mexico Secretary of State’s website for more information. Notary Publics will be on-site. Doors open at 9:00 a.m. and close at 5:00 p.m. There will be no early or late filing.

In accordance with a 2019 change to the election code, declarations of candidacy and candidate qualification documents are to be filed with the county clerk of the county in which the candidate resides.(Section 1-1-5.9 NMSA 1978)

Please also note that there will be no ballot draw at the conclusion of Candidate Filing Day. The Secretary of State shall determine the position of the names of nominees to be voted on.

Contact your Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office with any questions at 505-243-VOTE (8683) or clerk@bernco.gov. Visit Bernco.gov/clerk and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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