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42 voting stations have been opened in Doña Ana for primary education

Editor’s note: This live blog will be updated throughout June with notes and scenes from the Doña Ana County primary. Stay tuned to the Sun-News to stay up to date on what’s happening on Election Day. Do you have a news tip for Election Day? Email [email protected].

2:30 in the evening

According to the NM Secretary of State’s second update of the day, 163,357 ballots have been cast in New Mexico.

A total of 10,501 ballots and a total of 2,770 absentee ballots were cast in Doña Ana County as of Tuesday afternoon.

By comparison, turnout in the 2022 primary election was 16.41% or 15,499 votes cast and turnout in the 2020 primary election was 29.29% or 26,055 votes cast.

2:20 PM

“Vote. It matters,” said 18-year-old Damariss Chacon, a recent college graduate who volunteers as a poll worker at Picacho Elementary School.

Chacon said change only happens when voters actively choose it.

1:15 p.m

Scenes from voting locations in Las Cruces:

12:30 pm

Just over 40 voters had visited the Corbett Center polling place at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, where poll workers celebrated their first time voting with a bell.

10:45 am

According to Tuesday’s initial update from the New Mexico Secretary of State, 128,963 New Mexicans have voted so far.

As of Monday, approximately 5,501 early ballots had been cast and 1,972 absentee ballots had been cast in Doña Ana County. According to SOS, a total of 8,210 ballots were cast in Doña Ana County as of Tuesday morning, and a total of 2,770 absentee ballots were cast.

8am

According to Doña Ana County Clerk’s Office data, 7.9% of eligible voters had voted in Doña Ana County as of Monday, June 3. Of those, 5,501 were early allocations, while 1,972 were absentee ballots.

There are now forty-two voting locations open across the province for the primaries.

Voters registered with one of the state’s three recognized major parties – Republicans, Democrats and Libertarians – are eligible to vote in the Primary.

The Sun-News is monitoring Election Day across the county and will begin reporting unofficial results after polls close at 7 p.m.

7 hours

Polling places in Doña Ana County open at 7 a.m. The polling stations close at 7 p.m

In New Mexico, same-day registration is available for those who are members of a major recognized party to participate in the primary election. Find out how to do this with the Sun-News voter registration guide.

Find your nearest voting location: Where to vote in Dona Ana County, which is on the ballot

Primary coverage: Nearly 6,000 votes cast during early voting in Doña Ana County

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