Upcoming Elections

There are no statewide elections in New Mexico in 2021

Election Rules

Voter Registration Deadline: 28 days before Election Day online, in-person, or by mail. Same day registration in New Mexico will begin in 2021 for in-person voting

Early voting in New Mexico will take place from 28 days before the election until 3 days before the election. Look up early voting locations here.

New Mexico’s Safe at Home Program provides confidential voter registration and voting by mail for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking or other similar crimes. Learn more here.

Restoration of Voting Rights After Felony Convictions: The right to vote is automatically restored for felons after the completion of parole or probation.

ID Requirements for Voting: ID only required for first-time voters.

Absentee Voting: Any registered New Mexico voter can request an absentee ballot. Voters can request the application online or in their County Clerk’s office, and return it to their local County Clerk at least 14 days prior to the election in person, by mail, or online. Download the application here.

Gender Gaps in Representation

New Mexico ranks 11th in the country for women’s representation in the State Legislature.

New Mexico Congressional Delegation

New Mexico State Legislature

Voter Turnout

New Mexico had lower voter turnout than the United States overall for both men and women in the 2016 Elections.

Percent Voter Turnout by Gender

Percent Voter Turnout by Race

Other races not shown due to population size