Municipal elections are March 1 statewide, with several towns in the Tricounty holding elections. Town and village elections are officiated by municipal clerks, with support from county clerks.

Early voting is underway through Feb. 26.

That date, Feb. 26, is also the last day to request and absentee ballot be mailed out. Absentee ballots may be submitted until 7 p.m. on Election Day.

In Edgewood, the town clerk is Estefanie Muller. Voting on Election Day will be at the Edgewood Community Center from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. To reach Muller, call 505-286-1212. Information is also available at

In Tijeras, village Clerk Shannon Fresquez can be reached at 505-281-1220. Voting on Election Day will be at village hall.

In Estancia, the town clerk is Debra Kelly. She can be reached at 505-384-2709.

Mountainair’s town clerk is Suzan Brazil, who can be reached at 505-847-2321. Voting on Election Day will be at the town hall.

Willard’s village clerk is Angelina Halbert, who can be reached at 505-384-2874. Voting on Election Day is at the village hall.

The Torrance County Clerk is Linda Jaramillo, who can be reached at 505-544-4350; in Santa Fe County, Clerk Geraldine Salazar can be reached at 505-986-6280; and in Bernalillo County, Clerk Maggie Toulouse Oliver can be reached at 505-468-1290.

Leota Harriman
Leota Harriman

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