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Voting and Elections
Same Day Registration
Same Day Registration
During early voting, you can register to vote or update your existing registration and vote on the same day at your County Clerk’s Office. If you wait until Election Day (Tuesday, November 3th) to vote, you will need to already be registered.
Some County Clerks will offer additional same day voter registration locations beginning on Saturday, October 17, 2020. The last day of early voting – and final day that voters can take advantage of the opportunity to utilize same day registration – will be Saturday, October 31, 2020.
Section G of 1-4-5.7 outlines the types of items a qualified elector should bring with them to utilize SDR (one of the following):
(1) a New Mexico driver’s license or New Mexico identification card issued through the motor vehicle division of the taxation and revenue department;
(2) any document that contains an address in the county together with a photo identification card; or
(3) 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.”
To find the nearest early voting location offering SDR, go here.
Regular Local Election: November 2, 2021