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Voting in New Mexico

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Am I Eligible To Vote in New Mexico?

Voter Registration Eligibility Requirements
  • You are a United States citizen;
  • Must be a resident of New Mexico.
  • Must be at least 18 years old or will be 18 by the date of the next general election.
  • Not a convicted felon, or a felon who has completed all of the terms and conditions of sentencing
  • Not legally declared mentally incapacitated

Under federal law, if you move within 30 days of a presidential election, you are allowed to vote for President and Vice President in your former state of residence, either in person or by absentee ballot.

Voter Registration Options in New Mexico

You have the following 1 options to register to vote in New Mexico:


New Mexico enables residents to register through their online voter registration portal. Click the link below to be redirected to your voter registration website

Click here to Register Online

How Do I Know I'm Registered?

  • Consider yourself registered when- and only when- you receive an acknowledgment from your county clerk.
  • Never assume you are registered to vote until you have received this acknowledgment.
  • Call your county clerk and inquire about the status of your application.
  • Check your voter registration status online by visiting this site

Voting Options in New Mexico

You have the following 3 options to vote in New Mexico:

In Person

vote in person in the county clerk's office during regular business hours starting 28 days prior to an election

Click here to locate voting locations

Voting By Mail

If I choose to vote absentee by mail

Click here to download the Mail-in Ballot

Early Voting

You may also vote early in-person, instead of voting by mail.

Click here to locate early voting locations

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