Registering to vote
You can register to vote in several ways:
- Online, at the N.M. Secretary of State web site.
- In person, at the Rio Arriba County Clerk’s office. There are two locations: in Española in the Rio Arriba County Annex building at 1122 Industrial Park Road (505 753-1780), and in Tierra Amarilla at the Rio Arriba Archive Building, 10 State Road 531 (phone 575 588-7724)
- By mail, using a registration form you can find online in English or Spanish; print it, fill it out, and mail it either to the county clerk or to the New Mexico Secretary of State.
- In person, with the help of a third-party voter registration agent; these are people who have received training and registered with the Secretary of State. You will find them staffing booths at voter registration drives and the like.
Checking or updating your registration
You can check or update your voter registration online, at the N.M. Secretary of State web site. To update your voter registration after moving, fill in a new voter registration form.
Tuesday 3 March 2020
Municipal Officer Elections
Elections for municipal officers.
Tuesday 2 June 2020
2020 Primary Election
In the 2020 primary, the Democratic Party will select its candidates for
- The New Mexico House of Representatives
Rio Arriba County includes parts of districts 40, 41, 43, and 65.
- The New Mexico Senate
Rio Arriba County includes parts of districts 5, 6, and 22.
- The United States House of Representatives
Ben Ray Lujan is vacating his seat to run for Senate. The primary election will select the Democratic candidate to run in the general election. Candidates for the seat registered with the Federal Election Commission include:
- Dineh Benally
- John Blair
- Gavin Kaiser
- Teresa Leger Fernandez
- Laura Montoya
- Valerie Plame
- Joseph L. Sanchez
- Marco Serna
- Kyle Tisdel
Senator Tom Udall is not seeking re-election. The primary election will select the Democratic candidate to run in the general election. Declared candidates for the seat include:
- Ben Ray Luján (currently serving as U.S. Representative of N.M. District 3)
Tuesday 3 November 2020
2020 General Election
Elections for the U.S. House and Senate, and for all seats in the New Mexico House and Senate, will be held.