Helpful Voting Links — New Mexico
For voting information specific to your state, click on the links below or in the blue or grey boxes. Or, browse the options below for an extensive directory of additional resources.
Primary/Caucus Info — New Mexico
What's on the ballot?
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot. As New Mexico has its state primary and presidential primary on the same date in 2016, note that you may request a nonpartisan ballot that includes nonpartisan state races only if you do not wish to participate in the partisan election.
See Where Your Elected Officials Stand — New Mexico
Voter ID Requirements — New Mexico
What forms of ID are acceptable?
- An original or a copy of a current and valid photo ID with or without an address
- An original current utility bill; a bank statement; a government check; a paycheck
- A student ID card
- Other government document, including identification issued by a Native American nation or tribe, that shows your name and address
If you cannot show one of those forms of ID, you can also make a written or verbal statement of your name, date of birth and Social Security number, and you will be allowed to vote normally.See ID Requirements for All States
Early & Absentee Voting — New MexicoRequest an Absentee Ballot
Early Voting Dates: Oct. 11th to Nov. 5th
You can vote in person at your county clerk's office from Oct. 11th to Nov. 5th before the election. No excuse required.
To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) no later than Nov. 4th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be postmarked by the day before the election.