Requirements to vote:
18 years old on or by Election Day.
Resident of New Mexico.
Not be a convicted felon, or a felon who has completed all of the terms and conditions of sentencing.
Not be legally declared mentally incapacitated.
How do I register?
In the state of New Mexico, you can register to vote online, via mail, or by a Third Party Registration Agent.
To register online, go to https://portal.sos.state.nm.us/OVR/WebPages/InstructionsStep1.aspx
You must have a current or expired New Mexico state ID (ex., driver’s license)
The deadline to register to vote is 28 days before Election Day.
To register via mail, you can pick up a voter registration application form or print the national form online, fill it out, then mail it to the New Mexico Secretary of State’s Office or your local County Clerk’s Office.
Your form must be postmarked 28 days before Election Day.
You do not need to register with a party to vote.
Can I pre-register?
By completing the registration form before 18 years of age, you are technically pre-registering but are not an eligible voter until you turn 18 years old.
If you are 17 years old, you can vote in the primary elections if you will turn 18 years old by the general election.