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New Mexico

New Mexico General Election

Tuesday, November 6th

Election Today!

How do I vote?
28 days ago

Registration deadline

28 days ago

Early voting begins

3 days ago

Early voting ends

What is this Election?

General elections are held to determine which candidates are elected into office.

How to Register

Register to Vote in New Mexico

When do I need to register to vote in New Mexico?

New Mexicans must have been registered to vote by Tuesday, October 9th.

How do I register to vote in New Mexico?

New Mexico has online voter registration, which makes this process very easy.

Estimated time: 2 minutes

Register to vote in New Mexico

Am I already registered to vote?

Who can register to vote in New Mexico?

To register as a voter in New Mexico, you must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be a resident of New Mexico
  • Be at least 18 years old by Election Day
  • Not have been declared mentally incapacitated
  • Not have been convicted of a felony (unless all terms and conditions of sentence have been completed)
How to Vote

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Where do I vote on Election Day?

On Election Day, you can cast your ballot at your designated precinct voting location.

To find yours, visit the New Mexico Polling Place Finder.

All polling places will be open between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm.

Can I vote by mail?

Any registered voter in New Mexico can request an absentee ballot to vote by mail!

Absentee ballot requests must be received by November 2nd,
and returned no later than November 6th.

I'm in college away from home, which state do I vote in?

You can either register to vote in New Mexico or the state you're attending school in — but not both!

I'm not in the US right now, how do I vote?

If you are a military voter or a United States citizen living abroad, you should request an overseas absentee ballot.

Can I vote before Election Day?

Yes! Skip the lines and vote early in New Mexico. If you're going to be busy, out of town, or otherwise occupied on Election day, this is the best time to vote.

Early Voting period is between Tuesday, October 9th and Saturday, November 3rd.

What ID do I need to vote?

Unless you're voting in New Mexico for the first time, you likely do not need to provide ID to vote.

If you're voting for the first time, or did not provide ID with your voter registration, you will need to provide one of the following:

  • Photo ID
  • Utility bill
  • Bank statement
  • Paycheck or paystub
  • Student ID Card
  • Tribal ID card
  • Any government document showing your name and current address

What if I have a disability?

Several bills have been passed to ensure voters with disabilities still have reasonable access to privately cast their vote in New Mexico.

If you require assistance, contact your local election authority.

Visit the AAPD Voter Resource Center to learn more about voting with a disability.

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Dates and deadlines can change at any time

Get election reminders in New Mexico! We'll only send you about 6 emails per year.

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Still have questions?

Questions, suggestions, corrections, or feedback? Get in touch!

You can also contact the New Mexico Secretary of State for questions about the election.

Website: New Mexico Elections Office
Phone: (800) 477-3632

Having problems at the polls?

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