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Be Counted

Axle's Be Counted is an initiative using art and design to increase census participation and voter turnout in New Mexico and adjacent communities.​

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Election day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. New Mexico allows any voter to request a ballot by mail. You can also vote in person. New Mexico offers early voting. Early voting began on October 6 and continues through Oct 31.

Useful Information:

Voter guide/sample ballot

Vote 411 from the League of Women Voters:

Your Sample Ballot (NM):

Your status

Check the status of your NM voter registration or absentee ballot application here:

Note: there have been some site overload issues. If you are not seeing your registration, try later or call your County Clerk.

Vote In-Person

Vote on election day

Voters registered in New Mexico can look up where to vote on New Mexico's site.

National voting location lookup here:

Vote early

New Mexico voters can also vote before Election Day. 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. Please check locations and hours of operation by visiting or by contacting your County Clerk’s Office.

What to bring

  • If you've voted in New Mexico before, you don't need to provide ID to vote.

  • If you're a first-time voter who registered by mail, and didn't include a copy of ID when you registered, you will need to show ID to vote. Acceptable forms include: photo ID; student ID card; ID issued by an Indian nation, tribe or pueblo; or a copy of a utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and current address.

  • Voters without ID: If you are unable to provide ID, you will be able to vote a provisional ballot.

Vote by mail

  1. Request your mail-in ballot with a mail ballot application.

  2. Fill out the application completely.

  3. Submit the request to your local election office. You should request your ballot as far in advance of the election as possible. The deadline to request a ballot by mail is (received by) Tuesday, October 20, 2020.

  4. When your ballot arrives, read it carefully and follow the instructions to complete it and return it.

Register to Vote

New Mexico offers online voter registration. You can register by mail to vote in New Mexico by printing a voter registration form, filling it out, and mailing it to your local election office. You can also register to vote in person if you prefer.

Online voter registration

  • New Mexico offers online voter registration.

  • You should know: you need a New Mexico ID and a Social Security number to use New Mexico's online voter registration system. If you don't have a New Mexico-issued ID, you can still register by mail to vote.

  • You can register online to vote until Tuesday, October 6, 2020.

Use the New Mexico voter registration form

You can also register to vote using the New Mexico voter registration form. Be sure to read the instructions carefully and fill it out completely. Send the completed form to your local election official. To register by mail, the form must be postmarked by Tuesday, October 6, 2020.

Register in-person

You can register in-person at your County Clerk's office until October 31. County Clerk info here.



The Census has ended

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