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Voter & Election Information

Registration and Early Voting deadlines:

  • You can register to vote and vote early!
  • Same Day Voter Registration: New Mexicans who are eligible to vote can register to vote or update their voter registration immediately before voting in a statewide election during Early Voting and on Election Day at county clerks' offices. Check with your county clerk's office to see if additional voting locations offer same day voting.

Absentee ballot deadlines:

Election day is Tues., November 7, 2023

For complete election information, go to:

Register and Vote!

Ways you can vote in 2023:

  • Vote in person at your polling place on Election Day (November 7),
  • Vote early (before Election Day) in person, or
  • Vote by Absentee Ballot.
General New Mexico Voter Information

To sign up to vote in New Mexico, visit your local county clerk's office and fill out the voter registration form. 

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.

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 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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