Voting in
New Mexico

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How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in New Mexico, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the New Mexico election website or call (505) 827-3600 to learn more about your states voting details.

Have more questions about voting?

Read our voting FAQ

Important Dates - Presidential Primary

06/02/2020
Primary Election Date
05/05/2020
Primary Registration Deadline (by mail)
Closed
Primary Type

Voting Information for New Mexico

Don’t miss your next election!

Don’t miss your next election! New Mexico will hold municipal elections on March 3rd. Primary elections are on June 2, 2020. Voters that wish to participate in New Mexico’s closed primary elections must affiliate with their party of choice 28 days before the primary election.

Presidential Primaries

Only registered voters affiliated with a particular party may vote in its primary. See New Mexico Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

Find Your Representatives

Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: May 16th to May 30th

You can vote in person at your county clerk’s office from May 16th to May 30th 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 May 28th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by 7 pm on election day.

Election Day registration will begin in 2021.

Request Absentee Ballot

Voter ID + Eligibility for New Mexico

Do Voters Need ID?

  • No, voters do not need an ID
  • First time voters need ID
  • Student IDs accepted

Voter Rights

Find out more about your rights in New Mexico.

Pre-registration

  • You can vote at age 17 in primary elections if you're 18 by the general election