New Mexico Electoral SituationAbsentee ballots require an excuse: no
Early voting: yes
Felons: The State of New Mexico prohibits felons currently on probation, in prison, or on parole from voting. Once an individual has completed their sentence, their right to vote is automatically restored.
ID Laws: First-time voters who register by mail and do not provide ID verification with registration application need: a current and valid photo identification or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that shows and matches the name and address of the voter as indicated on the signature roster.
Mandatory poll worker/election official training: yes
Paper trail: yes
Provisional ballot validity determined by jurisdiction of voter, not precinct: yes
Registration deadline: Register 29 days before the election.
Uniform voting system: no