General Election Voter Registration Deadline: October 6
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.
Early Voting: Early voting for the 2020 primary election will take place from May 16 – May 30. Early voting for the General Election will take place from October 17 – October 31.
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 4 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
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