THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF NEW MEXICO
Preliminary, unofficial results are being posted on the Secretary of State's and County websites as they come in. Here are a few of the locations for the most up to the date information:
2010 VOTERS' GUIDE ON LINE
This is the on-line version of the League of Women Voters of New Mexico's 2010 Voters' Guide, which covers state-wide offices and issues. More detail will be found in the local Voters' Guides when available:
The League of Women Voters of New Mexico sent questionnaires to the candidates for statewide offices for the 2010 General Election.
Because of space restrictions in the printed versions of this guide, the League pre-advised the candidates of the word limits on responses. For most questions, the word limit was 65 words. If any answer exceeds the stated limit, the extra words are indicated with ellipses. The responses of candidates are printed exactly as received by the League. The League has in no way edited for meaning, grammar, punctuation, or spelling. The League assumes no responsibility for the content of any candidate's reply.
Candidates are listed in ballot order, determined by lot for the 2010 General Election on September 1, 2010. The result of this drawing for position on the ballot are that Democratic candidates will be listed before Republican candidates.
Statewide offices for which candidates will appear on
the November ballot are
AMENDMENTS and BOND ISSUES
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What qualifications are required for someone to register to vote in New Mexico?
Voters must be U.S. citizens, must be at least eighteen on or before election day, and must reside in New Mexico. Application may be made in person or by mail, but note the identification requirements below for applications made by mail. In order to vote in the General Election of 2010, voters must register no later than October 5, 2010.
What type of identification, if any, must be presented in order to register to vote in New Mexico?
For mail-in registration application, if the applicant is registering for the first time in New Mexico, the applicant must submit, together with his completed and signed application form, a copy of one of the following types of identification showing both the name and the NM address of the applicant:
How will the applicant know that his registration has been accepted?
The applicant should receive a voter registration card from the County Clerk within 15 days. This card will list the voter's polling place and districting information.
What if the voter arrives at the polls on election day and finds that his name is not on the list of registered voters?
The voter shall be permitted to vote using a provisional paper ballot provided that
The voter must then provide the required identification at the County Clerk's office before his or her ballot will be counted.
Where can I get more information?
Visit the website of the New Mexico Secretary of State. This page includes links to check the status of your provisional ballot, if one was required, as well as sample ballots for the 2010 General Election (coming soon.) Voters may also look up their voter registration information.Return to top of page