The FPCA registers you to vote and requests absentee ballots for all elections held through the next regularly scheduled general election. Select the category that describes you. To vote in primary elections, you must enter your political party affiliation. If you want to change your political party affiliation, submit a completed FPCA indicating your new party preference to the local election official no later than 28 days before the election. Political party affiliation is not required if only requesting absentee ballots for general elections. However, to vote in a primary election you must be registered with a major party. Name (Last, First, Middle). Enter any former name under which you were registered in New Mexico. Date of birth is required.<br/><br/>*Full Social Security Number* is required. Recommended but not required. Provide your contact information to allow your local election official to follow up if more information is required. New Mexico allows you to receive your absentee ballot by mail, email, fax or through a website. Please rank your preference of how you would like to receive your absentee ballot. Provide your email address or fax number in Block 5. If you do not make a selection, then your local election official will mail your ballot to you. Complete street address of your New Mexico voting residence. A post office box is not sufficient. If your address includes a rural route, describe its location in Block 9. This address must be within the county where you claim legal voting residence. Complete address where you want your ballot sent, usually where you live now. Provide any information that may assist the local election official in accepting this application. Sign and date. No witness or notary required New Mexico allows you to submit the FPCA by mail, email or fax. If you choose to mail your FPCA, mail the form directly to your local election office. Addresses can be found at the end of this section. If you choose to email your FPCA, you should send the form as a signed, scanned attachment. You must also submit the FPCA by mail. Email directly to your local election office. Email addresses can be found at [http://www.sos.state.nm.us/Voter_Information/County_Clerk_Information.aspx] (http://www.sos.state.nm.us/Voter_Information/County_Clerk_Information.aspx) or at the end of this section. If you choose to fax your FPCA, you must also submit the FPCA by mail. It is recommended that you fax the form directly to your local election official. Fax numbers can be found at [http://www.sos.state.nm.us/Voter_Information/County_Clerk_Information.aspx] (http://www.sos.state.nm.us/Voter_Information/County_Clerk_Information.aspx) or at the end of this section. You may also use the Electronic Transmission Service (ETS) to fax your FPCA toll-free; use the cover sheet available in Chapter 1 or at [FVAP.gov] (http://www.fvap.gov), and fax to: (703) 693-5527, DSN 223-5527 or toll-free from the U.S., Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands to 1-800-368-8683. International toll free numbers can be found on the inside back cover or at [FVAP.gov] (http://www.fvap.gov). To learn the status of your registration/absentee ballot request, contact your local election office or refer to New Mexico's voter registration verification website at [https://voterview.state.nm.us/] (https://voterview.state.nm.us/). Your jurisdiction will contact you if your application is denied. New Mexico allows you to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB) for voting in general, special and primary elections for Federal, State and local offices. If you have requested your absentee ballot, feel free to use the FWAB to vote any time before an election. New Mexico does not allow you to use this form for registration. Select the category that describes you. Name (Last, First, Middle). Enter any former name under which you were registered in New Mexico. Date of birth is required.<br/><br/>*Full Social Security Number* is required. Recommended but not required. Provide your contact information to allow your local election official to follow up if more information is required. If you wish to vote in primary elections, you must enter your political party affiliation. If you want to register to vote or change your political party affiliation, submit a completed FPCA (not FWAB) indicating your new party preference to the local election official no later than 28 days before the election. Complete street address of your New Mexico voting residence. A post office box is not sufficient. If your address includes a rural route, describe its location in Block 9. This address must be within the county where you claim legal voting residence. Enter your current mailing address. Provide any information that may assist the local election official in accepting this ballot or application. Sign and date. No witness or notary required. To find out the races and candidates for which you can vote, go to [www.sos.state.nm.us] (http://www.sos.state.nm.us). Once the ballot is complete, fold and place it in the security envelope and seal. Place only the voted ballot in the security envelope and do not write on the security envelope. The deadlines for submitting the FWAB are the same as for State absentee ballots. If you receive the State ballot after submitting the voted FWAB, you may also vote and return the State ballot. If both ballots are received by the deadline, only the State ballot will be counted. New Mexico allows you to submit the FWAB by mail, email or fax. If you choose to email or fax your FWAB, you must also submit it by mail. If you choose to mail your FWAB, insert the sealed security envelope and the Voter's Declaration/Affirmation into the mailing envelope and mail the ballot directly to your local election office. Addresses can be found at the end of this section. If you choose to email your FWAB, you should send the ballot as a signed, scanned attachment. Include ballot, voter Declaration/ Affirmation and cover sheet with secrecy waiver. Email directly to your local election office. Email addresses can be found at [http://www.sos.state.nm.us/Voter_Information/County_Clerk_Information.aspx] (http://www.sos.state.nm.us/Voter_Information/County_Clerk_Information.aspx) or at the end of this section. If you choose to fax your FWAB, it is recommended that you fax the ballot directly to your local election official. Fax numbers can be found at [http://www.sos.state.nm.us/Voter_Information/County_Clerk_Information.aspx] (http://www.sos.state.nm.us/Voter_Information/County_Clerk_Information.aspx) or at the end of this section. Include ballot, Voter Declaration/Affirmation and cover sheet with secrecy waiver. You may also use the Electronic Transmission Service (ETS) to fax your FWAB toll-free; use the cover sheet available in Chapter 1 or at [FVAP.gov] (http://www.fvap.gov), and fax to: (703) 693-5527, DSN 223-5527, or toll-free from the U.S., Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands to 1-800-368-8683. International toll-free numbers can be found on the inside back cover or at [FVAP.gov] (http://www.fvap.gov). ***Voted ballots must be received by the local elections office before 7 pm on Election Day.*** No witness or notary is required on voted ballots. You may return your voted ballot by mail, email or fax. Use FPCA email and fax instructions under "How and Where to Submit Your FPCA." Overseas Uniformed Service members should request to have the Prepaid Mail Label 11-DOD applied to their ballot materials at Military Postal Office locations (APO/FPO). This label provides free express mail service to your local election official for voted ballots mailed on or before the general election date. You retain a portion of the label for tracking your ballot through the U.S. Postal Service. You may track the status of your ballot by contacting your county clerk. Contact information is available at [www.sos.state.nm.us] (http://www.sos.state.nm.us). 2014-06-03T00:00:00.000 State Primary 2014-11-04T05:00:00.000 2014-05-06T00:00:00.000 State Primary Registration 2014-11-04T00:00:00.000 General Election Registration 2014-05-30T00:00:00.000 State Primary Ballot Request 2014-11-04T00:00:00.000 General Election Ballot Request 2014-06-03T19:00:00.000 State Primary Ballot Return 2014-11-04T19:00:00.000 General Election Ballot Return How can I register to vote as a military or overseas voter? Fill out and return the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) to your local election office. This form allows you to register to vote and identifies you as a voter covered by UOCAVA (Federal law providing special protections). What is my voting residence? The place you consider your true, fixed and permanent home. Do I need to claim a political party to vote in primary elections? To vote in primary elections, you must enter your political party affiliation. If you want to change your political party affiliation, submit a completed FPCA indicating your new party preference to the local election official no later than 28 days before the election. Political party affiliation is not required if only requesting absentee ballots for general elections How can I submit my FPCA? New Mexico allows you to submit the FPCA by mail, email or fax. If you submit your FPCA by email or fax, you must also mail the form. How often must I submit my FPCA? The FPCA registers you to vote and requests absentee ballots for all elections held through the next regularly scheduled general election. If I am currently registered to vote, how may I request an absentee ballot? Fill out and return an FPCA or an absentee application by mail, email or fax to your local election office. The absentee application can be found on the Secretary of State website at [www.sos.state.nm.us] (http://www.sos.state.nm.us). How can I return my voted ballot or Federal Write-In Ballot (FWAB)? You may return your voted ballot or FWAB by mail, email or fax. If you submit your voted ballot or FWAB by email or fax, you must also submit it by mail. What must I do to use the FWAB and can I use the FWAB to vote in State and local elections? If you are registered and have requested your absentee ballot, feel free to use the FWAB to vote any time before an election. New Mexico allows you to use the FWAB for voting in the general, special and primary elections for Federal, State and local offices. I am an American citizen, but I have never lived in the U.S., can I register to vote in this State? No. Will I need a notary or witness for my FPCA or FWAB? No. Where can I find information about the candidates and/or other items that will be on my ballot? To find out the races and candidates for which you can vote, go to [www.sos.state.nm.us] (http://www.sos.state.nm.us). County 505-468-1293 clerk@bernco.gov Bernalillo 1 Civic Plaza, NW, 6th Floor Albuquerque NM 87102-2169 County 575-533-6400 catronclerk@gilanet.com Catron Catron County Courthouse Box 197 Reserve NM 87830-0197 County 575-624-6523 olivia@co.chaves.nm.us Chaves PO Box 580 Roswell NM 88202-0580 County 505-285-2562 elisa.bro@co.cibola.nm.us Cibola 515 West High Street Grants NM 87020 County 575-445-4031 clerk@co.colfax.nm.us Colfax PO Box 159 Raton NM 87740-0159 County 575-763-4232 currycountyboe@gmail.com Curry 700 N. Main Street, Suite 7 Clovis NM 88102-1168 County 505-355-2441 rosaliej@plateautel.net De Baca PO Box 347 Fort Sumner NM 88119-0347 County 575-527-9857 elections@donaanacounty.org Dona Ana 845 N. Motel Blvd. Las Cruces NM 88007 County 575-234-1793 darlene@co.eddy.nm.us Eddy 325 S. Main Street Carlsbad NM 88220 County 575-574-0076 grantmcastri@cybermesa.com Grant PO Box 898 Silver City NM 88062-0898 County 575-472-4791 pmartinez@guadco-nm.us Guadalupe 1448 Historic Route 66, Ste 1 Santa Rosa NM 88435 County 575-673-2922 hardingcc@plateautel.net Harding 35 Pine Street Mosquero NM 87733 County 575-542-3193 hldclk@aznex.com Hidalgo 300 S. Shakespeare Street Lordsburg NM 88045-1939 County 575-396-3293 bwofford@leacounty.net Lea PO Box 1507 Lovington NM 88260-1507 County 575-648-2576 uocava@lincolncountynm.gov Lincoln PO Box 338 Carrizozo NM 88301-0338 County 505-662-8008 clerks@lacnm.us Los Alamos 1000 Central Ave, Ste 240 Los Alamos NM 87544-0030 County 575-543-6617 Andrea_rodriguez@lunacountynm.us Luna PO Box 1838 Deming NM 88030-1838 County 505-726-8117 clerk@co.mckinley.nm.us McKinley 207 West Hill Street Gallup NM 87301 County 575-387-9023 mora_clerk@yahoo.com Mora PO Box 360 Mora NM 87732-0360 County 575-443-2922 dguerra@co.otero.nm.us Otero 1104 North White Sands Blvd, Suite C Alamogordo NM 88310 County 575-461-0513 veronica.marez@quaycounty-nm.gov Quay PO Box 1225 Tucumcari NM 88401-1225 County 575-588-7418 blbrown@rio-arriba.org Rio Arriba PO Box 158 Tierra Amarilla NM 87575 County 575-356-3560 nbaca@rooseveltcounty.com Roosevelt 109 West First Street, Lobby Box 4 Portales NM 88130-5901 County 505-334-3635 dholmes@sjcounty.net San Juan PO Box 550 Aztec NM 87410-0550 County 505-454-1799 mrivera@smcounty.net San Miguel 500 West National Avenue, Suite 113 Las Vegas NM 87701-3703 County 505-867-7638 bchavez@sandovalcountynm.gov Sandoval PO Box 40 Bernalillo NM 87004-0040 County 505-995-2767 overseas@santafecountynm.gov Santa Fe PO Box 1985 Santa Fe NM 87504-1985 County 575-894-2516 cgreerclerk@sierracountynm.gov Sierra 100 N. Date Street, Ste 6 T or C NM 87901-2398 County 575-835-1043 rvega@co.socorro.nm.us Socorro PO Box I Socorro NM 87801-0001 County 575-737-6390 anna.martinez@taoscounty.org Taos 105 Albirght Street, Suite D Taos NM 87571 County 505-384-4080 ljaramillo@tcnm.us Torrance PO Box 767 Estancia NM 87016 County 505-374-9591 countyclerk@unionnm.us Union PO Box 430 Clayton NM 88415 County 505-866-2015 Peggy.Carabajal@co.valencia.nm.us Valencia PO Box 969 Los Lunas NM 87031