Voter Registration Information

Election day for municipal elections is Tues., November 5, 2019

For more voter and election information, go to the Office of the New Mexico Secretary of State (SOS) website.

Other elections coming up:

  • 2020 Municipal Officer Elections – March 3, 2020
  • 2020 Primary Election – June 2, 2020
  • 2020 General Election – November 3, 2020


How to Register to Vote in New Mexico

To sign up to vote in New Mexico, visit your local county clerk's office and fill out the voter registration form. You may also print out an online National Voter Registration Application and mail it to your local county clerk.

The Office of the New Mexico Secretary of State (SOS) website provides a complete list of New Mexico county clerk offices with phone numbers, street addresses and email addresses.

Important: If you're using the National Voter Registration Application, be sure to follow the instructions specific to New Mexico (for New Mexico state instructions, click on "New Mexico" in the bookmarks at the left of the online document).

If you submit your form by mail, you will also need to include copies of:

  • Photo identification
  • Proof of name and residency (e.g. utility bill, paycheck, bank statement, etc.)

You can also register to vote when you apply for a driver's license or ID card, or renew your license or ID, at a NewMexico Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) office.

New Mexico Voter Eligibility

There are a few basic requirements you must meet in order to be eligible to vote in the United States and to register in New Mexico:

  • You must be 18 years old by Election Day.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen.
  • You must be a resident of New Mexico.
  • If you have been convicted of a felony, you must have had your civil rights restored.
  • You must not have been judged mentally unfit.
  • If you intend to vote in an upcoming election, you must register to vote at least 28 days before the event.
Deadline to Register to Vote in New Mexico

You must submit your New Mexico voter registration information at least 28 days before an election. Your registration will be accepted until the Friday following the official deadline, but it must be dated or postmarked at least 28 days before the election.

If you have any questions you can call the New Mexico Secretary of State Office toll-free at 1-800-477-3632 from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, or go to the Office of the New Mexico Secretary of State (SOS) website.

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