How to vote for Bernie Sanders in New Mexico

Register By

May 5 (Tuesday)

Primary On

June 2 (Tuesday)

New Mexico Primary: June 2, 2020

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New Mexico Voter Information

Get Registered

New Mexico has closed primaries — New Mexicans must register as democrat to vote for Bernie!

Register as a democrat now!

You must be registered by Tue, May 5 (26 days away).

Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.

Go Vote!

Vote on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 from 7:00am – 7:00pm.

Find your polling place here.

You may register in-person at your county clerks office up until May 30th 2020.

Election Protection Hotline at 1-866-687-8683

Check out the Official New Mexico Elections Calendar here!

Id Requirement

A physical form of identification is only required for first-time New Mexico voters who registered by mail and did not include identification with their voter registration application form.

Voter Workplace Protection

2 hours paid time off required, Not required if employee’s workday begins more than 2 hours after polls open or ends more than 3 hours before polls close.

Early Voting

Vote Early in New Mexico! New Mexicans can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on June 2 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!

Early voting in New Mexico begins May 5 and ends on May 30.

More info on early voting and absentee voting here: https://www.sos.state.nm.us/voting-and-elections/voting-faqs/early-voting-in-person/

Only 17?

You may still vote in New Mexico's primaries if you will be 18 years old by November 3, 2020.

College Students

If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!

Military/Overseas Voters

If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote for Bernie.

Become a Delegate for Bernie

Willing to go the extra mile to help Bernie get elected? We need 2,373 Bernie supporters to become a Delegate, travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and cast their vote for Bernie Sanders at the Democratic National Convention. Interested?

How to become a delegate in New Mexico

New Mexico has 45 delegates 

  • 23 district
  • 7 at large
  • 4 Pledged PLEOs
  • 11 Superdelegates

Superdelegates: Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Sen. Martin Heinrich, Sen. Tom Udall, Rep. Debra A. Haaland, Rep. Ben R. Lujan, Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, Marg Elliston, Joni Marie Gutierrez, Fred Harris, Marcus Porter, Raymond Sanchez

Important dates:

Primary: June 2, 2020

Ward and Precinct Meetings: June 3, 2020 – June 6, 2020

County Conventions: June 6, 2020

District Conventions: June 13, 2020

State Post-Primary Convention: June 20, 2020

New Mexico Delegate Selection Plan

Summary

District Delegates (19) District level Alternates (2)

  • Make sure you and your supporters are registered Democrats
  • Determine the congressional district where you are registered
  • To become a candidate for District Delegate file a Statement of Candidacy and Pledge of Support between March 1, 2020 and May 13. Forms available at nmdemocrats.org. File with the Democratic Party of New Mexico, 300 Central Ave. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 or by email call 505-830-3650 to ask.
  • To become a State delegate that selects the national delegates start organizing your friends and supporters to vote for you.
  • Ward and Precinct Meetings: June 3, 2020 – June 6, 2020 to elect County convention delegates.
  • Show up with your supporters to vote at your Ward or Precinct Meeting that will be between June 3, 2020 and June 6, 2020.  All registered Democrats are eligible to attend the meeting in their ward or precinct.
  • At the June 6, 2020 County Conventions the county delegates elect Congressional District delegates.
  • At the June 13, 2020 District Conventions the Congressional District Delegates elect the District delegates

At Large Delegates (6) 

  • If you did not get elected as a District delegate you can try to become an At Large Delegate or an Alternate delegate.
  • File Declaration of Candidacy and Pledge of Support by May 20, 2020 with the Democratic Party of New Mexico, 300 Central Ave. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 or by email call 505-830-3650 to ask.
  • At-Large and Alternate delegates are elected by a quorum of New Mexico’s National Convention Delegates at the June 20, 2020 Post Primary State Convention.

PLEO Delegates (4)

You have to be eligible to be a PLEO delegate. PLEOs are eligible according to the following priority: big city mayors and state-wide elected officials (to be given equal consideration); state legislative leaders, state legislators, and other state, county and local elected officials and party leaders. Help Bernie by encouraging qualified Bernie supporting people to file to become PLEO delegates.

  • File Declaration of Candidacy by May 20, 2020 with the Democratic Party of New Mexico, 300 Central Ave. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 or by email call 505-830-3650 to ask.
  • PLEO delegates are elected by a quorum of New Mexico’s National Convention Delegates at the June 20, 2020 Post Primary State Convention.

Standing Committee (3) and Delegation Chair

3 Standing Committee members (1 each on the Credentials, Platform and Rules committees) and the Delegation Chair are elected by a quorum of New Mexico’s National Convention Delegates on June 20, 2020. You don’t have to be a delegate or alternate to be elected.

Convention Pages (2)

Convention Pages are selected by the State Democratic Chair before June 20, 2020.

If you have questions contact the New Mexico Democratic Party.

More Information

If you have any questions about voting in New Mexico you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.

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