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School Board Election - November 2023


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We will have positions 1, 2, and 3 up for election in November, 2023.

Candidate Qualifications: Must be a qualified elector of the state and a resident within the school district in which he or she is a candidate. (Reference Election Code Sections 1-1-7 and 1-1-7.1, NMSA 1978 for determining residency)."Qualified elector" means any person who is qualified to vote under the provisions of the Constitution of New Mexico and the Constitution of the United States.

Declaration of Candidacy-Statement of Intent Form

For a districted board, the candidate must live within the single-member district from which he/she is seeking election.

Election Schedule: Elections for school board members are scheduled in each school district on the first Tuesday in November of in odd-numbered years. The full term of office of a member of a local school board shall be four (4) years beginning January 1 immediately following election to office at a regular school district election. Board member terms are staggered so that the entire board is never up for election at the same time. (See Election Calendar)

Declaration of Candidacy: A declaration of candidacy must be filed with the County Clerk between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM on August 29, 2023  (See Declaration of Candidacy Form above). 

A candidate for membership on the board may file an Affidavit of Withdrawal of Candidacy or Declaration of Intent to run as a write-in candidate with the County Clerk before 5:00 PM on September 5, 2023.