Voting Requirements

Eligibility to Vote for the Municipal Officer Election Day

In accordance to state statute, to be eligible to vote a person must be a resident and registered to vote within the municipal boundaries.  To vote in the Municipal Officer Election you must be registered to vote within 28 days prior to an election (Section 1-4-8, NMSA 1978).

NEW – Same-Day Voter Registration Implementation Plan

Voters will now have the opportunity to register to vote or update existing voter registration and vote on the same day at the Town’s Clerks Office during the early voting period (February 4, 2020 through February 29, 2020). Please note: Same day registration will not be available on Municipal Officer Election Day on March 3, 2020. 


To Register and Vote in New Mexico, an Applicant Must Be:

  • A resident of New Mexico
  • A citizen of the United States
  • Not legally declared mentally incapacitated
  • Not a convicted felon, or a felon who has completed all of the terms and conditions of sentencing
  • 18 years or older at the time of the next election

Registration

For instructions on how to register to vote, please visit the New Mexico Secretary of State Voting and Elections webpage, linked below:

How do I register to vote in New Mexico?

 To register to vote and update voter registration information online, please visit the New Mexico Secretary of State Voter Services webpage, linked below:

New Mexico Online Voter Registration System Portal

Taos County Clerk

Voter registration and update to voter registration is also administered by the Taos County Clerk’s Office located at:

Taos County Court House
105 Albright St., Suite D
Taos, NM  87571
(575) 737-6400 – (Phone)
(575) 737-6406 – (Fax)

 Additional Voting Information

To view your voter registration information please visit the New Mexico Secretary of State Voters Services webpage, linked below:

Find My Registration & Election Information

To search voting location data please visit the New Mexico Secretary of State Voter Services webpage, linked below:

Search Voting Location Data

More Information 

For further information, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at (575)751-2004.