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New Mexico Election Dates

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Recent and Upcoming Election Dates And Deadlines

This page contains dates and deadlines information on elections occurring in New Mexico.

Election dates and deadlines vary by locality. Please be advised that these dates are updated regularly but are subject to scheduling changes at the local level.

Scheduled Elections In New Mexico

June 5,2018 2018 June 5 Primary Election Day
November 6,2018 2018 November 6 General Election

2018 Election Dates & Deadlines

2018 June 5 Primary Election Day -- Date: June 5,2018
2018 November 6 General Election -- Date: November 6,2018

The Opening And Closing Times For Polling Places

Polls open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
In New Mexico, all polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Mountain Time.

Am I Eligible To Vote in New Mexico?

Voter Registration Eligibility Requirements
  • You are a United States citizen;
  • Must be a resident of New Mexico.
  • Must be at least 18 years old or will be 18 by the date of the next general election.
  • Not a convicted felon, or a felon who has completed all of the terms and conditions of sentencing
  • Not legally declared mentally incapacitated

Under federal law, if you move within 30 days of a presidential election, you are allowed to vote for President and Vice President in your former state of residence, either in person or by absentee ballot.

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