Voting and Elections: Voting and Election Basics

Check this guide for current details and links on voter registration and upcoming elections in Albuquerque and Bernalillo County.

Voting and Elections

Voting and 

Elections

 

 

2020 LWV Guide

VOTE411

A project of the League of Women Voters Education Fund, Vote411 "is committed to ensuring voters have the information they need to successfully participate in every election. Whether it's local, state or federal, every election is important to ensuring our laws and policies reflect the values and beliefs of our communities."  Voting and election information is provided for all 50 States - take this shortcut to access details for New Mexico.

NEW! ONLINE VOTER REGISTRATION

NEW MEXICO ONLINE VOTER REGISTRATION
 

The New Mexico Secretary of State Voter Services Office offers an online voter registration site.

At this website, you can:

  •     Register to vote in federal, state, county, and city elections in New Mexico.
  •     Update your registration if your name or address has changed. You can also update your registration if you want to to change your political party.

For more information, visit the website, or call the New Mexico Office of the Secretary of State at (800) 477-3432.

 

Voter Registration

2020 Voter Registration and Updates (In Person)

 

Currently, in person registration is not available at  the Bernalillo County Clerk's Office - which is closed to the public due to the coronavirus public health emergency

Primary Election - June 3, 2014

  Upcoming Elections

 

    2021 Elections

  • Information on upcoming elections will be posted to this space as details are reported out by the offices of the Bernalillo County Clerk and the Albuquerque City Clerk.

 

City of Albuquerque

City of Albuquerque

 

City Clerk's Office - Election Information - The City Clerk is responsible for conducting fair and impartial municipal elections.  City ballots include elected municipal officials - plus any bonds, propositions or questions going up for a vote.

 

Bernalillo County

 

Bernalillo County

 

My Voter Information - Announcements, alerts and updates on Election Day and voting processes. 

Log in to My Voter Information to see a sample primary ballot, check voting eligibility status for upcoming elections, and find details on voting districts, voting dates and locations.
(Note:  Scroll down screen past announcement section to reach Voter Information look up form.)

My Voter Information is part of My Vote Center - a new system initiated by the Bernalillo County Clerk's Office enabling voters to cast their votes at any "vote center" on election day -- and not be tied to a particular precinct.  Voters will also have expandd access to their voting information (districts in which they are eligible to vote), plus mapping and location data.

Bernalillo County Clerk's Office - More election information, as such is available.

 

State of New Mexico

State of New Mexico

 

Secretary of State's Office - The Secretary of State oversees the entire election process, which includes maintaining a computerized listing of the state's registered voters, testing and evaluating voting machines, and certifying precinct boundary maps

Elections Data - Includes past election results, information on NM political parties, voter registration data, and election-related links.

Voter Registration Information - Provides general information, plus a detailed FAQ.

Voter Bill of Rights - Enumeration of the voting ights to which each registered voter is entitled in the State of New Mexico.

New Mexico Election Handbook - Compilation of all New Mexico statutes that detail the laws governing elections.

League of Women Voters

League of Women Voters

 

As a nonpartisan political organization, the League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

 

A project of the League of Women Voters Education Fund, Vote411 "is committed to ensuring voters have the information they need to successfully participate in every election. Whether it's local, state or federal, every election is important to ensuring our laws and policies reflect the values and beliefs of our communities."  Voting and election information is provided for all 50 States - take this shortcut to access details for New Mexico.

 

Locally, League publications include the:

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