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Absentee Voting

Information about absentee voting for the 2017 Runoff Election.

2017 Runoff Election Absentee Information

All registered voters within the Albuquerque city limits may request an Absentee Ballot by completing an Absentee Application and mailing it to the Office of the City Clerk.

The Absentee Application must be received by the Office of the City Clerk by 5 p.m. November 8, 2017, in order to receive an Absentee Ballot.

Absentee Ballots will be mailed by U.S. Postal Service after October 16, 2017.

Submitting an Absentee Application

You have three options to submit an absentee application:

  1. Print the Absentee Application and mail it in. Please remember to sign your form before mailing.
  2. Use this online form to submit an Application for an Absentee Ballot 
  3. Visit the Office of the City Clerk and request an application in-person. 

Absentee Applications: More Information

  • Your Absentee Application can be folded, taped and mailed to the Office of the City Clerk; or folded and placed into an envelope and mailed to the Office of the City Clerk. 
  • The instructions for filling out the form and mailing the form in are located on the Absentee Application itself. 
  • Once the application has been received the application will be validated to ensure that the applicant is a qualified and registered voter within the City of Albuquerque.
  • Please ensure all name and contact information is up-to-date with the Bernalillo County Clerk and that you sign your application.

Have questions or concerns? Contact the Office of the City Clerk.

Absentee Ballots: Deadline

Absentee ballots must be received at the City Clerk's office prior to 7 p.m. Nov. 14, 2017.

Invalid Applications

Applications not filled out completely and without signatures will be deemed invalid.