Voting & Elections
Information on Voting and Elections in the State of New Mexico.
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Unofficial Election Results
Results will become available after 7 PM on Election Day, November 2, 2021 and will be posted as they are received from the county offices.
Election Day Voter Hotline
Toll Free: 1-800-477-3632
Santa Fe: 505-827-3600 Option 2
The Election Day Voter Hotline is available on Election Day, November 2, from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM to assist voters with questions or concerns.
Voting and Elections
Returning Your Absentee Ballot
You have several options for delivering your absentee ballot. However, always make sure that whether you place it in the mail or hand deliver it, you always follow all of the instructions to secure it in the required envelopes and fill in the required voter information under the privacy flap of the official return envelope.
All absentee ballots must include the required information and be received by 7:00PM on Election Day, to be accepted and counted.
Your ballot includes a postage pre-paid official return envelope addressed to the county clerk’s office. To ensure your ballot arrives by the deadline for the 2022 General Election, please mail your ballot on or before November 4, 2022. In accordance with state law, if your ballot does not arrive by 7:00PM on Election Day it will not be counted.
By Hand Delivery
You may deliver your absentee ballot to the office of the county clerk or any early or Election Day voting location in your county by 7:00PM . You can search for a voting location near you at nmvote.org
Pursuant to state law only a voter, caregiver to that voter or member of that voter’s immediate family may deliver that voter’s absentee ballot to the county clerk in person or by mail. “Immediate family” means the spouse, children, parents or siblings of a voter. If any one of these authorized people returns the mailed ballot of the voter, they must sign the official return envelope.
You may track the status of your absentee ballot HERE. This website will provide information regarding whether or not the ballot was received by the county clerk and whether it has been accepted.
You may also call their local county clerk for information on the status of their absentee ballot.
General Election: November 8, 2022