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Elections and Voter Information

Are you interested in being an informed voter? The Doña Ana County Democrats website offers election and voter information that can help you make informed decisions at the ballot box. You can see who is running for office and find information about them. You can also find out where to vote, how to register to vote, and other important information about the voting process.

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Upcoming New Mexico State Elections

Las Cruces Municipal Election: November 7, 2023

District 1 Councilor
District 2 Councilor
District 4 Councilor
Municipal Judge I

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Absentee Voting begins October 10, 2023.  
Early Voting will begin October 10, 2023 through November 4, 2023 at the Dona Ana County Government Center from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Early Voting Alternate locations will begin October 21, 2023 through November 4, 2023 (Tuesday through Saturday) from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.


  • Mariah J. Hernandez
  • Eric Joseph Enriquez
  • Kasandra A. Gandara
  • Alexander Paige Baca Fresquez
  • Eugenia Gina Montoya Ortega
  • Isabella Solis
  • Mike A Tellez

City Council District 1:

  • Jason Daniel Estrada
  • Cassandra L. McClure
  • Daniel Gordon Buck
  • Patrick W. Potter
  • Mark J. O’Neill

City Council District 2:

  • Tessa L. Abeyta
  • William Bill Mattiace

City Council District 4:

  • Lorenzo M. Medina
  • Johana Bencomo
  • Ramon O. Ortega
  • Gabriel Duran, Jr

Municipal Judge 1:

  • Anthony F. Filosa

School Board
District 1: Patrick Nolan and Joseph Sousa
District 4: Teresa Tenorio (incumbent), Edward Howell, and Julia Ruiz

2023 Municipal Elections: More information about the Las Cruces and County candidates.

There is information and links for contact information on all county and state candidates, disclosure and financial statements for Las Cruces candidates, and a searchable district map with current councilor information.  

This is a Ranked Choice election, and the City of Las Cruces has created a video explaining the process.

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View statewide and local election candidates and contests as listed by the New Mexico Secretary of State:

This is a spreadsheet with contact information for candidates, statewide.  At the top of the list select County - Dona Ana

2023 Local Election Contest/Local Candidate List 

These lists show Las Cruces candidates' disclosure statements, and their financial statements.

2023 Las Cruces Candidate Disclosure Statements

2023 Las Cruces Candidate Finance Statements

Find Election Information by Council District


Searchable Map Las Cruces Districts



The Las Cruces City Clerk’s Office has created a short refresher video on Ranked Choice Voting that is now available online to City voters.

The video is at

City Clerk Christine Rivera is also available to speak with interested local organizations about Ranked Choice Voting and Las Cruces’ municipal elections on Tuesday, November 2.

Elections for City Council districts 3, 5 and 6 will be conducted. Ranked Choice Voting will be utilized for municipal elections in City Council districts 5 and 6 since multiple candidates are entered in those two races.

For information, or to schedule a date and time for City Clerk Christine Rivera to speak to an organization about Ranked Choice Voting, call the City Clerk’s Office at 575/541-2115 or email The TTY number is 575/541-2182.