The last day to submit a voter registration form ahead of an election is 28-days prior to that election, pursuant to 1-4-8 (A), NMSA 1978. For the 2020 General Election, this deadline was Tuesday, October 6, 2020.
If your intent is to participate in the 2020 General Election, be advised that the State of New Mexico has a provision for same-day registration (SDR), where a voter can register (or update their existing certificate of registration) and vote in the same transaction, at select early voting locations within their county of residence (pursuant to 1-4-5.7, NMSA 1978). For more information about SDR, please go here.
If you proceed to fill out a voter registration application on this site, please be aware that applications submitted between October 7, 2020 and November 8, 2020, will be processed starting on November 9, 2020.
New Mexico Office of the Secretary of State
New Mexico Capitol Annex North / 325 Don Gaspar, Suite 300 / Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 827-3600 / (800) 477-3632 /
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