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File #: 16631-22    Version: 1
Type: Briefing/Report (Dept, BCC) - No action requested Status: Presentations, Proclamations & Recognitions
File created: 11/9/2022 In control: County Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 11/29/2022 Final action:
Title: Proclamation Recognizing Los Alamos County Election Officials, Poll-workers and Volunteers (Accepted by County Clerk Naomi Maestas)
Presenters: County Council

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Proclamation Recognizing Los Alamos County Election Officials, Poll-workers and Volunteers (Accepted by County Clerk Naomi Maestas)

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WHEREAS, election officials, poll-workers and volunteers make up the front line of democracy and are essential to a free and fair election in the great county of Los Alamos, New Mexico; and

 

WHEREAS, election officials, poll-workers and volunteers undergo elections training, and take an oath of office to faithfully support the New Mexico Constitution and the Constitution of the United States; and

 

WHEREAS, many election officials, poll-workers and volunteers are veterans, retirees or seniors, who participate in the election process in continued service to our country; and

 

WHEREAS, election officials, poll-workers and volunteers are registered as Republicans, Democrats, Libertarians, Independents, Working Families, Green, or Decline to State, but put aside party affiliation to support a fair and transparent election process; and

 

WHEREAS, election officials, poll-workers and volunteers assist thousands of voters in their communities, and provide vital support and access for individuals with disabilities; and

 

WHEREAS, election officials, poll-workers and volunteers work hundreds of hours from the start of early voting on October 11th to election day on November 8th and post-election day tallying of results.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the Council of the Incorporated County of Los Alamos, I do hereby recognize

 

LOS ALAMOS COUNTY’S ELECTION OFFICIALS, POLL-WORKERS AND VOLUNTEERS

 

And express our sincere gratitude to them for their expertise and dedication in conducting a well-managed, accurate, free and fair election that represented the will of Los Alamos registered residents.