A properly functioning democracy relies on voter participation. For many people, voting is their main method of political participation. Although the state of New Mexico works to make voting accessible for its citizen, it is worth your time to familiarize yourself with some basic information so you are prepared when the time comes to cast your ballot. Learn the basics in this New Mexico Voting Guide.
To vote in New Mexico elections, you must:
You cannot vote in an election if you:
There are several ways to register to vote in New Mexico. This includes registering:
Register online or update your registration information on the New Mexico Online Voter Registration website.
Beginning in 2021, voters will be able to register when they apply for or renew their driver's license or state-issued ID card.