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New Mexico Voter Registration Information

Friday, December 9, 2011

Primary Election
June 5, 2012

Primary Election Voter Registration Deadline

May 8, 2012

General Election

November 6, 2012

General Election Voter Registration Deadline

October 9, 2012

 Voter Registration and Eligibility

  • If registering by mail, to be able to vote in the next election, you must register 28 days before that election no later than 5 p.m.
  • Hand delivered voter registrations, delivered directly to the County Clerk, may be delivered up to Friday after the close of registration.
  • If registering by facsimile or scanned document, military and overseas voters may register up until 3 days before the election.

QUALIFICATIONS

To register to vote in the State of New Mexico, an individual must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be a resident of New Mexico
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Not legally declared mentally unfit
  • Be at least 18 years at the time of the next election
  • Felons who have completed all of the terms and conditions of their sentencing

 OBTAINING A VOTER REGISTRATION FORM

You may register to vote by using the mail-in registration form. These are available at any County Clerk's Office, at the Office of the Secretary of State and at many state agencies that serve specific clients such as Motor Vehicles Offices.

You may register to vote when applying for a new or renewed driver's license, when applying for certain public assistance or services, at public libraries, or colleges and universities.

You can also register to vote using the National Voter Registration Form, available online here. This form must be returned to the County Clerk's or Secretary of State's office.

NEW MEXICO ABSENTEE BALLOTS

Who Can Absentee Vote in New Mexico?

Any registered voter in New Mexico may vote absentee during the 28 day period prior to an election.

How Can I Acquire an Absentee Ballot?

A voter or organization may request the New Mexico Absentee Ballot Application by mail, telephone, or in person, by contacting the County Clerk's Office (contact information).

Members of the military and other citizens overseas may request an absentee ballot by filling out the Federal Postcard Application, available online here.

The county clerk must receive the New Mexico Absentee Ballot Application no later than 5:00 p.m., 4 days before the election.

Additional Information for Overseas Voters

How do I Return the Absentee Ballot and What is the Deadline?

Ballots must be returned to the County Clerk before 7 p.m. on Election Day to be counted. Ballots can be returned in person, by mail, or by a member of the absentee voter's immediate family or the voter's caregiver.

A military or overseas voter, may transmit an absentee ballot by facsimile or scanned document to the County Clerk. The voter must sign and transmit a waiver of secrecy form, provided by the County Clerk.

New Mexico Early Voting:

Early voting may be done Tuesday-Friday from Noon to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. beginning on the 3rd Saturday before the election and ending on the Saturday before the election. You may also vote in your County Clerk’s office 28 days before the election during regular hours of business.

Source of information:
New Mexico Secretary of State
Bureau of Elections
State Capitol Room 420
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87503
Phone: 505-827-3600
Fax: 505-827-8403
Toll Free: 1-800-477-3632 

http://www.sos.state.nm.us/

PROTECT YOUR SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS
BY EXERCISING YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE!
 

 

 

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