Things You Need To Know:
1. Registration Deadline:
The deadline to register online to vote is Tuesday, October 6, 2020.
The deadline for registering by mail to vote is (postmarked by) Tuesday, October 6, 2020.
The deadline to register in-person to vote is Saturday, October 31, 2020.
The deadline to request a ballot by mail is (received by) Tuesday, October 20, 2020.
The early voting period runs from Saturday, October 17, 2020, to Saturday, October 31, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.
2. Polling Times:
7 a.m. to 7 p.m
3. Is Early Voting Available:
Yes, 28 days ahead
4. Can I Vote by Mail:
Yes, You can register here.
*All voters can vote by mail without an excuse*
5. ID Needed for Voting:
No ID is needed for voting unless you registered to vote for the first time by mail.
An original or copy of a current and valid photo ID with or without an address (the address doesn't need to match the address on your registration)
Original or copy of a utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, student ID card or other government documents, including ID issued by an Indian nation, tribe or pueblo that shows your name and address (the address doesn't need to match the address on your registration)
Verbal or written statement by you (the voter) with your name, year of birth and registered address
If you are registering to vote in person or are currently registered to vote in New Mexico, no identification need be shown or attached to complete this registration. If you are submitting this form yourself by mail (not through a Voter Registration Agent),and it is the first time you have registered in the state of New Mexico, you must submit a COPY of a photo ID issued by a government or educational institution or a COPY of a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or other government document that shows your name and address in this county. If you submit this information now you will avoid being required to show documentary identification at the polling place on Election Day.
No ID requirement to vote by mail
No notary or witness requirement for return of mail ballot
6. Voting Without Address
The New Mexico voter registration form requires a residential address. However, it also includes a designated section (an entire page and clear directions) for providing a map and physical description of your residence. A mailing address is required for receipt of the voter registration card.