New Mexico

New Mexico Voter Guides & Resources

Important Voting Deadlines

Next Election (General) — November 8th, 2022

Early Voting — October 11th – November 5th, 2022

Last Day to Register by Mail — October 11th, 2022

Last Day to Register In – Person — November 8th, 2022

Deadline to Return Absentee Ballot — November 8th, 2022, 7:00 p.m.

Early In-Person Voting Information

Absentee Requirement

All registered voters in New Mexico are eligible to vote absentee.

Registration Deadlines & Requirements

New Mexico Registration Deadline

In-Person: Saturday before Election Day at the county clerk’s office. 28 days before Election Day otherwise.

By Mail: Postmarked 28 days before Election Day. However, an application may be accepted through the Friday following the deadline if the application is postmarked before the deadline.

Online: 28 days before Election Day.

New Mexico Registration Requirements

To register in New Mexico you must:

• be a citizen of the United States

• be a resident of New Mexico

• be 18 years of age at the time of the next election

• not have been denied the right to vote by a court of law by reason of mental incapacity and, if I have been convicted of a felony, I have completed all conditions of probation or parole, served the entirety of a sentence or have been granted a pardon by the Governor.

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