SANTA FE ― A bill to modernize the process how New Mexicans register to vote or update their voting registration was passed by the House on a 44-22 vote last Tuesday.
Common Cause New Mexico announced its priorities for the 2019 legislative session.
“We’re focusing on creating the strong, independent ethics commission that 75 percent of voters approved in a constitutional amendment last fall,” Common Cause Executive Director Heather Ferguson said.
Tuesday, October 9 Also Marks the Start of Absentee Voting in New Mexico
SANTA FE – Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver reminds all eligible voters in New Mexico that Tuesday, October 9, 2018, is the last day to get registered to vote in order to vote in the upcoming general election.
2018 General Election Voter Registration Closes on October 9
SANTA FE – Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver announces that 29,136 New Mexico voters registered or updated their registration during September’s National Voter Registration Month. The total number of registered voters in New Mexico as of September 28, 2018 is 1,250,247. Secretary Toulouse Oliver encourages all eligible voters to use NMvote.org to register to vote or to update their registration before the Tuesday, October 9, 2018 deadline so that they may participate in the upcoming general election.
By Arin McKenna
More than 54,000 eligible New Mexico voters remain unregistered.
Tuesday, October 9, is the last day to register to vote in the November 6 general election. In late September, Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver began mailing 54,465 postcards to eligible but unregistered New Mexico voters, encouraging them to register at http://www.sos.state.nm.us/Voter_Information/voter-information-portal.aspx.