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Voter Information

Your guide to elections and your elected officials

General Election 2016

Los Alamos Voter Guide 2016

Candidate Forums 2016

The League of Women Voters of Los Alamos hosted two Candidate Forums on October 6, 2016 and October 13, 2016. You can watch them here.

1st Candidate Forum: UNM/LA Lecture Hall, Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 7pm

N.M. Representatives: Sharon Stover (R) Stephanie Garcia Richard (D)

District Attorneys: Yvonne M. Chicoine (R); Marco Peter Serna (D)

Probate Judges: Abraham C. Dispennette (R); Anne Nobile (I)

Charter Amendment: Robert Gibson (for); John Horne (against)

2nd Candidate Forum: UNM/LA Lecture Hall, Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 7pm

U.S. Representatives: Michael H. Romero (R); Ben Ray Lujan (D)

County Councilors: Jaret J. McDonald (R), Patrick Monroe Brenner (R), Steven P. Girrens (R), Chris Chandler (D), Antonio L. Maggiore (D), Peter T. Sheehey (D)

County Clerk: Naomi D. Maestas (R); Amy Woods (D)

Register to Vote

Voter registration is open until 28 days before an election. Changes in registration (name, address, party affiliation) are accepted during the same periods.

Register or change your registration in person at the County Clerk's office

1000 Central Avenue, Suite 240
Los Alamos, NM 87544
You may also call them at 662-8010 to have a registration application form mailed to you. Find more information about registration and voting at FAQs about registration and voting.

Check that you are registered to vote and that your voter registration is up to date at VoterView, provided by the New Mexico Secretary of State. If you vote provisionally in any election, you can check on the status of your provisional ballot from a link on the SOS election information page, which also has much other information for voters and candidates in New Mexico.

More facts about voting in New Mexico are available at Before an election, you can find your polling place at this site as well.

If you have any problems with registration or voting, the Los Alamos County Clerk's office (662-8010) will work diligently to help you. If they are unable to resolve your problem, call 866-OUR-VOTE ( and leave a message.

Who's in Charge

This section contains contact information for federal, state and local elected officials as well as for Los Alamos County services and schools.


Customer Care Center -

or dial 311 (or 505-662-8333) for one stop source for access to County services, general information and outreach such as those listed under Los Alamos County.

Los Alamos County -

Use the county website to locate the following offices:
County Council
County Assessor
County Clerk
County Sheriff
County Staff
Affordable Housing
Animal Control /Animal Shelter
Capital Projects and Facilities Department
Community Development Department
County Extension Service
Facility Reservations/Rental
Family Council
Family Strengths Network
Fire Department and Emergency Services
Human Resources
Information Technologies
LA County Indigent Health Care
Office of Management and Budget
Parks Division
Police Department
Public Utilities
Public Works Division
Recreation Division
Transportation Division

Los Alamos Boards and Commissions

Art in Public Places Advisory Board
Environmental Sustainability Board
Fuller Lodge Historic District Advisory Board
Housing Authority Board
Labor Management Relations Board
Library Board
Lodgers' Tax Advisory Board
Parks and Recreation Board
Personnel Board
Planning and Zoning Board
Public Utilities Board
Transportation Board
Valuation Protest Board
Youth Advisory Board

Los Alamos Arts Council -
Los Alamos County Clerk
Los Alamos Courts
Municipal Court -
Probate Court -
Magistrate Court -

Los Alamos Family Council -

Los Alamos Family Strengths Network -

Los Alamos Historical Museum, Bookstore and Archives -

Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board -

Los Alamos Libraries -

Los Alamos Public Schools -

Los Alamos Public Schools School Board -

Los Alamos Youth Activity Centers -

Pajarito Environmental Education Center -

Senior Citizen Programs -


UNM/LA Advisory Board -


New Mexico 1st Judicial District Court -

New Mexico Legislature -

or email your state senator or state respresentative:

Senator Richard C. Martinez -

Senator Carlos R. Cisneros -

Representative Stephanie Garcia Richard -

Public Health Offices -

Contacting Congress -
Senator Martin Heinrich - http://
Senator Tom Udall -
Representative Ben Ray Lujan -
The White House -
Thomas: Federal Legislative Information -