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Eligibility

United States citizens who are:

  1. A member of the active or reserve components of the army, navy, air force, marine corps or coast guard of the United States who is on active duty and who by reason of that active duty is absent from the state;
  2. A member of the merchant marine, the commissioned corps of the public health service, the astronaut program of the national aeronautics and space administration or the commissioned corps of the national oceanic and atmospheric administration of the United States and who by reason of that service is absent from the state;
  3.  A member on activated status of the national guard or state militia and who by reason of that active duty is absent from the member’s county of residence; or
  4.  A spouse or dependent of a member referred to in Subsection A, B or C of this section and who, by reason of active duty or service of the member, is absent from the state; provided the spouse or dependent is an individual recognized as a spouse or dependent by the entity under which the member is serving.

Register to vote and/or request an Absentee Ballot

The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) is used so qualified service members and overseas citizens can register to vote and request an absentee ballot simultaneously. The FPCA registers individuals to vote and requests absentee ballots for all elections held through the next regularly scheduled general election. Click here to register and/or request an absentee ballot online.

If you prefer to register and/or request an absentee ballot by mail, click here to download the form. Fill it out completely and mail to: Bernalillo County Clerk, PO Box 542, Albuquerque, NM 87103. Please call (505) 243-VOTE option (2) or email clerk@bernco.gov with any questions.

Please reach out to military and overseas family and friends to ensure they know how to exercise their right to vote.

 

 

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Upcoming Events
  • The Bernalillo County Clerk's Office is joining with thousands of other election officials across the country to celebrate National Voter Registration Day, a civic holiday that aims to help all eligible voters participate in our democracy. The nonpartisan day of action will involve coordinated field, technology, and media efforts to register voters and raise awareness of state-specific registration policies, deadlines, and voting information.
    Location:
    Bernalillo County
    Time:
    9/22/2020 10:00 AM - 9/22/2020 2:00 PM

  • The Bernalillo County Clerk's Office will begin mailing absentee ballots for the 2020 General Election to voters who have requested them on October 6, 2020. Voters are encouraged to complete the ballot in a timely fashion, insert it in the envelope, sign and enter last 4 digits under the privacy flap, and seal the envelope. Thereafter, the absentee ballot may be mailed (up until Oct. 27) or hand delivered to a Voting Convenience Center. More info: http://www.bernco.gov/clerk/absentee-voting.aspx
    Time:
    10/6/2020 12:00 AM

  • Early Voting (also known as In-person absentee voting) and Same Day Voter Registration will take place from October 6-16, 2020 at the Clerk's Annex (1500 Lomas Blvd NW) Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Voters may vote in-person or drop off their completed absentee ballot. Same Day
    Location:
    Clerk's Annex, 1500 Lomas NW, Suite A
    Time:
    10/6/2020 8:00 AM - 10/16/2020 5:00 PM

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