Voter registration

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Information for New Mexico

Voter requirements

A resident of New Mexico

A citizen of the United States

An individual who has not been denied the right to vote by a court of law due to reason of mental incapacity

18 years or older at the time of the next election

If a person has been convicted of a felony, they must have completed all of the terms and conditions of parole or supervised probation, or have had the conviction overturned on appeal

Vote by mail

Find your polling place

ID requirements

New Mexico law states that a voter must show identification at the polls only if he or she mailed his or her registration application and did not provide verification of his or her identity at that time. Valid forms of identification include photo and non-photo forms. Some municipalities require identification when voting in local elections.
County Clerks will offer additional same day voter registration locations beginning on Saturday, May 15, 2021. A qualified elector should bring with them to utilize SDR (one of the following):
A New Mexico driver’s license or New Mexico identification card issued through the motor vehicle division of the taxation and revenue department

Any document that contains an address in the county together with a photo identification card

A current valid student photo identification card from a post-secondary educational institution in New Mexico accompanied by a current student fee statement that contains the student’s address in the county.


Overseas and military voting

Voting as a student

Voting as a person with disabilities

Your Federal Voting Rights

As a Voter with a Disability, you have the right to:

Vote privately and independently
Have an accessible polling place with voting machines for voters with disabilities
You may either:

1. Seek assistance from workers at the polling place who have been trained to use the accessible voting machine, or

2. Bring someone to help you vote

You may request your local election officials to tell you about any voting aids, voting assistance, and absentee ballot procedures that are available.

Ensure your right to accessible elections!

For more information, contact the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

By phone at 866-747-1471
By email at

Voting rights card PDF

Voting with past convictions