Election info

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.


Upcoming elections

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

Candidates who have withdrawn from the race include: Rob Apodaca, Mark McDonald.

  • The United States Senate
    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)

    Candidates who have withdrawn from the race include: Giovanni Alexander Haqani,
    Maggie Toulouse Oliver.

  • 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.