Elections & Voting

Mission Statement:

The Chaves County Bureau of Elections goal is to run elections that are efficient and convenient, to protect the fundamental rights of citizens to vote, and to maintain the highest level of integrity concerning the election process.

"Due to redistricting changes, voter districts will change effective January 1, 2022. The Secretary of State will be mailing out notices. If you plan to run for an elected position, please contact our office to confirm your eligibility. "


The Secretary of State’s office will soon begin mailing confirmation notices as part of the NVRA process. The NVRA allows states to keep an updated and accurate voter registration list. This notice is sent to each voter who appears to have changed their address with the postal service or has had election related mail returned as undeliverable. The notice, sent by forward-able mail, includes a postage prepaid and preaddressed return card. If you receive this confirmation notice, please return the mailer with an updated/corrected address, or go online to update your voter registration information at NM Secretary of State Voter Services Please contact our office with any questions.