Election Information for NM Voters

2022 General Election

Your Vote Counts


October 11 Voter Registration by mail or online closes;
Early in-person voting begins at County Clerk offices;
County Clerks can begin mailing absentee ballots
October 15 Early Voting begins at alternate sites.
Information on early voting sites and sample ballots
Candidate list
November 3 Last day to submit a timely absentee application
November 4 Last day County Clerks may mail absentee ballots
November 5 Early voting ends
November 8 Election day.
Polls open from 7 am to 7 pm
Absentee ballots due by 7 pm in the office of the County Clerk

The League of Women Voters’ online voter guides go live in early October.
See where candidates stand. Create your customized ballot. Vote411.org.

Absentee Voting

Request an absentee ballot by filling out an application and returning it to your local County Clerk. How to apply:

Absentee ballot requests through the Secretary of State’s website for the 2022 Primary Election will be accepted until 5:00 PM on Thursday, November 3, 2022.

Worried About Election Security or Privacy?

The NM Secretary of State has a page for that: Rumor vs. Reality: Fact checking misinformation about New Mexico’s voting and elections.

Registering to Vote

Who’s eligible to vote in New Mexico? 

You can register to vote online at the NM Secretary of State website.

Newly registered voters who submitted the registration form by mail will need to submit some proof of ID when they vote:

Already registered? 

Voting Districts

[New Mexico districts thumbnail] Want to know what district you're in or who your legislators are? Type your address into Find My Legislator on the legislative website. Or use the Voter Information Portal at the Secretary of State's office.

Just want to browse all the district maps? The LWVNM has interactive maps and data for New Mexico's political districts: see LWVNM District Maps.