Voting in New Mexico

The General Election is on Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Visit the Secretary of State’s Voter Portal to find information on voter registration, county clerk offices, absentee and early voting, and polling location. This information is also available at your County Clerk’s office.

Voter registration

In New Mexico, you can still register at the county clerk and vote Same-Day through October 31. You can find county clerk information here.

Early and absentee voting

Many people are rightly nervous about voting in person because of Covid-19 and there is also concern about ballots reaching county clerks in time because of rumors about mailing delays with the U.S. Postal Service. The best way to manage these concerns is to vote early by absentee ballot.

Visit the Secretary of State’s Voter Portal for information on Early and Absentee Voting. The website has information on filling an online absentee ballot or downloading a ballot and returning it to your county clerk, as well as how to contact your county clerk for information.

Accessible Absentee Ballots are available or the first time, making it possible for those with visual impairments to complete an absentee ballot.


If you have any questions:

We’re Hiring: Climate & Energy Advocate

We are seeking a full-time exempt Climate and Energy Advocate to develop, coordinate, and implement public policy initiatives that advance New Mexico’s leadership to address climate change, development of clean energy resources, and just transition. We are looking for an ambitious, collaborative, and goal-driven individual who enjoys working with a team, understands the importance of civic engagement in the policy process, and is passionate about climate and energy advocacy.

The Climate and Energy Advocate must be committed to our mission and values of authentic community and stakeholder engagement in policy work, and equitable opportunities that promote race equity, diversity, and inclusion. CVNM staff incorporate these values into our day-to-day systems and work, and provide key support for collaboration across departments and organizational partnerships.

This position is based in Santa Fe or Albuquerque. Job description and how to apply here.

CVNM 2020 Conservation ScorecardCVNM’s 2020 Conservation Scorecard

One of our most powerful tools to achieve our collective vision of an equitable and inclusive New Mexico is our annual Conservation Scorecard. The Scorecard is a cornerstone of our work to connect you to the issues that matter. It provides the information you need to determine whether your legislators are voting in line with your conservation values. Find out how your legislators are voting on issues impacting your air, land, water and health in our 2020 Conservation Scorecard!


CVNM’s Policy Priorities

As our leaders forge a new path forward for our environment and public health, we will be focusing on three major policies that we’ve been working on for years. Now that we have the right people in office who are listening to their constituents and reflecting their deeply-rooted shared conservation values, the door is finally open to make progress on these important issues. After eight years of the most anti-conservation Governor New Mexico has ever had, there is progress to be made on every issue you care about. Read more about the priorities that are the first critical steps we must take to help correct our course and make progress on the climate crisis and environmental injustices impacting our communities.

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