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2021 DPDAC Elections

It is time to elect our new DPDAC leadership! Please help build our Democratic community by participating In this important process. 

In March, we will be electing folks to fill positions in:

  • Precinct Leadership: 170 each of Chairs, Vice Chairs, Secretaries, and Treasurers 
  • Ward Leadership: 5 each of Chairs, Vice Chairs, Secretaries and Treasurers
  • County Leadership: Chair and 2 Vice Chairs
  • County Party Committees: 5 each for the County Credentials and Rules Revision Committee and the Platform and Resolutions Committee
  • County Party Governance: 409 additional County Central Committee Members
  • State Party Governance: 42 State Central Committee Members

As per the official call  for the 2021 party elections, all meetings (precinct/ward/County Central Committee) will be virtual and all elections will be by absentee ballot.


Registration for electors (voters) and candidates closed Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
The first round of voting  for the precinct and ward elections closed on March 22nd at 6:00 p.m.
Voting in the runoff elections closed on March 25th at 4:00 p.m
Voting in the elections of County Officers and SCC members CLOSED on April 1 at 6:00 p.m.

What’s left in the election process?

April 3 at 2:00 p.m. – Virtual CCC meeting – Part 2 —  join us for announcement of newly elected County Officers and ballot tallying for SCC members – Click here to get your zoom link for the CCC meeting – Part 2


Includes 2021-2023 lists of County Central Committee Members, Ward Officers, and Precinct Officers.




February 1, 2021

Pursuant to the official Call for the Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) Spring 2021 State Central Committee (SCC) meeting, this notice serves as the call to the Democratic Party of Doña Ana County Central Committee meeting and associated Precinct and Ward Meetings. 

We are required by DPNM Rules to hold a County Central Committee (CCC) meeting in odd-numbered years for the purposes of electing county party officers and DPNM SCC members to represent our County. At the 2021 meeting  we will be electing county party officers, 42 SCC members, and 579 CCC members. 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and the public health orders in effect in our State, we will be unable to conduct these meetings via in-person gatherings. As a result, in conjunction with the DPNM Rules, the precinct, ward, and CCC meetings will be virtual and the associated elections will be held via absentee balloting. 



February 1, 2021 to March 11, 2021 Registration period for electors (voters) at precinct/ward meetings and/or filing of statement(s) of candidacy .

ALL Electors (voters) and candidates must register in advance in order to participate in the election process. 
This can be done by using online forms (see below) or by contacting DPDAC for assistance 
(Phone: 575-650-4648; Email:

Virtual Precinct And Ward Meetings

March 13, 2021   Ward Meetings – Part 1 – include candidate forum

     10:00 a.m. – Wards 1, 3 and 5 and precincts therein

     2:00 p.m. – Wards 2 and 4 and precincts therein

March 15 to March  22, 2021 Precinct and ward absentee ballot period (voting by online form, phone, mail)

      Precinct elections – precinct officers, additional CCC members

     Ward elections – ward officers, members of the platform and resolutions committee, and members of the county credentials and rules revision committee

March 25, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Ward Meetings – Part 2

Virtual CCC Meeting

March 27, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.   CCC Meeting – Part 1 – includes candidate forum

March 29 to April 1, 2021 Absentee ballot period (online form, phone) for County Officers and SCC members

      CCC elections – county officers, SCC members 

April 3, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.    CCC Meeting – Part 2

Registration forms for electors (voters) and candidates, precincts in each ward, the number of CCC members allocated to each precinct, lists of candidates, credentialing, meeting agendas, and other information about the 2021 DPDAC election process can be found  at: 


Mona Trempe, Chair,  DPDAC

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