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School Board Member Election

Voters and candidates can find their district and learn about voter registration, polling locations, candidate requirements, and more.

Upcoming Election

Albuquerque Public Schools will have an election on November 2023, to elect members of the Board of Education in school board Districts 1, 2, and 4.

Important Dates

  • August 9: APS Candidate Orientation (Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex at 6400 Uptown Blvd NE) (5 p.m.)
  • August 29, 2023: School Board Declaration of Candidacy with County Clerk (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
  • September 5, 2023: Date to file Declaration of Write-In Candidate with County Clerk (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
  • September 5, 2023: Deadline to Withdraw as a Candidate
  • September 25, 2023:  APS Forum for District 1, 2, and 4 Candidates from 5-7 p.m. at the Alice and Bruce King Educational Complex at 6400 Uptown Blvd NE
  • October 10, 2023:  Early Voting Begins
  • October 10, 2023: Deadline to Register to Vote in the November 2023 Election [except for those who register or update registration at voting locationprior to voting: NMSA 1978, secion 1-4-8 (A)]
  • November 4, 2023: Last Day to Vote Early
  • November 7, 2023: School Board Election Day

If elected to the Board of Education:

  • November 30 - December 2, 2023: New Mexico School Boards Association's Annual Convention, a state-mandated training in Santa Fe for newly elected school board members
  • January 1, 2023: Term of office begins if elected
  • January 2023: Swearing-in ceremony
  • January 2023: Organizational APS Board of Education meeting
  • February 2023: New Mexico School Boards Association's Board Member Institute

Voter Questions

Contact the Bernalillo County Clerk's Office by phone at (505) 243-8683 or by email at  for information about:

  • Voter eligibility and registration
  • Early voting locations
  • Absentee voting information
  • November 5 election day locations

District Maps

The following maps are a result of the redistricting process that took place Fall 2022. These maps will be used to define the geographic boundaries of each school board district for both voters and candiates during the November 2023 election. They will become the official maps of the school district  January 1, 2024 when the newly elected board members take office.

Need Help?

For questions or more information, please email APS Board and Constituent Services at or call (505) 880-3729.