Election Information

MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2020


Absentee Voting


  • February 4 - February 28, 2020
  • Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Roswell City Hall
    425 N Richardson Avenue
    Roswell, NM 88201
  • There will be no absentee voting on Monday, February 17, 2020, City Hall will be closed in observation of Presidents Day

Early voting


  • Roswell City Hall, 425 N. Richardson Avenue
  • February 4 - February 29, 2020
  • Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • There will be no early voting on Monday, February 17, 2020, City Hall will be closed in observation of Presidents Day

Alternate Early Voting Location


Chaves County Administration Building, Area D
#1 Street Mary's Place
  • February 18, 2020 thru February 21, 2020 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • February 24, 2020 thru February 28, 2020 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • February 29, 2020 (Saturday) 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Election Day


March 3, 2020
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Voters can visit any of the Voting Convenience Centers.

NOTICE OF ELECTION - AVISO DE ELECCÓN


2020 Municipal Election Candidates & Bond Question

Voting Convenience Centers


  • Roswell Museum & Art Center
    1101 N. Richardson Avenue
    Roswell, NM 88201
  • Waymaker Church
    202 S Sunset
    Roswell, NM 88203
  • St. Mark's Lutheran Church
    2911 N Main Street
    Roswell, NM 88201
  • West Country Club Church of Christ
    700 W Country Club
    Roswell, NM 88201
  • ENMU-Roswell Campus - Union Building
    48 University Boulevard
    Roswell, NM 88203
  • Chaves County Administration Building - Area D
    #1 Saint Mary's Place
    Roswell, NM 88203

Free Rides


Pecos Trails Transit will offer free rides to and from the closest Voting Convenience Center from the Bus Stop riders are picked up on election day.

The New Mexico Secretary of State Voter Services webpage allows voters to access information about the various voting districts in which they reside (city council, county commission, school board, state legislature, Congress, etc.), polling locations and personal voting participation history. Other options are expected to eventually be available allowing voters to view a sample ballot and check on the status of their absentee application and ballot.

2020 MUNICIPAL OFFICER ELECTION PROCLAMATION ISSUED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE - ROSWELL

2020 PROCLAMACION DE ELECCION MUNICIPAL - ROSWELL

2020 MUNICIPAL OFFICER ELECTION PROCLAMATION ISSUED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE - ALL MUNICIPALITIES

Election Worker Application

Election workers are a very important part of our elections. They help ensure that citizens have the opportunity to vote. The hours can be long, the pay is modest, but the rewards are great!

To be an election worker, you must
  • Be registered to vote in Chaves County
  • Be able to read and write
  • Be able to carry out a poll worker's duties with acceptable skill and dispatch
  • Attend Election School
  • Take an oath of office 
  • Not be a candidate, law officer, or close relative (spouse, parent, child, sibling, or in-law) of a candidate
Please fill out the form in the link below or call Sharon Coll, City Clerk, at (575) 637-6202 or Stephanie Garay, Deputy City Clerk, at (575) 637-6263 if you have any questions. 
For an Election Worker Application click here.

Election School is February 27, 2020, 9:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. #1 St. Mary’s Place Area D.