LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Dona Ana County registered voters took advantage of the early voting period, according to total released Monday by the elections bureau.
Officials say 31,235 registered voters cast their ballots prior to election day.
The number is slightly lower than the last general election in 2008 when 32,520 people voted early.
A large turnout is expected on election day throughout the county at the 39 different locations.
Voters can cast ballots from 7am - 7pm at any of sites even if it's not the person's precinct.