Voting and Elections

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

 

 

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.

 

Primary Election - June 3, 2014

Upcoming Elections

 

A Regular Local Election is scheduled for:  Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Per the Bernalillo County Clerk's Office, key dates are:

October 10, 2023

  • Clerks begin mailing absentee ballots to voters who have requested them.
  • Books close for online and paper voter registration.
  • Absentee Voting begins –  mail or hand-deliver your completed absentee ballot..
  • In-person absentee and  Same Day Registration (SDR) at Clerk’s Annex begins (M - F,  8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)


October 21 – November 4, 2023

  • Early Voting and SDR expand from Monday to Saturday; most locations open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. For ballot drop box locations,             click here.

October 24, 2023

  • Deadline for Absentee Applications to be received.  Applications received after the 24th will be rejected, even if it is postmarked on the 24th.

November 7, 2023

  • Election Day 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Absentee Ballots are due in the clerk’s office no later than 7:00 pm.

 

General information on elections and voting can be found on the Bernalillo County Clerk's Election Information page.

►Information on upcoming county, municipal and statewide 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.  Just enter your name as it appears on your voter registration form, your date of birth and select your county to use this service.  You'll be able to see your registered address, districts, sample ballot, absentee application and ballot tracker, voting history and your county clerk contact information.

My Voter Information is made available through New Mexico Voter Services, Office of the New Mexico Secretary of State.

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

Voter Information Portal - " your one-stop shop" for voting information.  Through the portal, you can:

  • register to vote or update your current voter registration
  • request an absentee ballot online
  • find a voting location
  • view important election dates
  • request a military or overseas ballot
  • or look up third-party voter registration agents.

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

Voter Bill of Rights - Enumeration of the voting rights 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: