Make Sure Your Provisional Ballot Is CountedMake Sure Your Provisional Ballot Is Counted Early voting in Rio Arriba County begins Saturday, October 20th; in Taos County on Tuesday, October 9th. Absentee voting begins October 9th in both counties. For Rio Arriba County voting information, including direct links to sample ballots, click here. For Taos County voting information click here. Click here to create a sample ballot tailored to your precinct anywhere in the state.