New Mexico

State of New Mexico Elections and Voting

Key Dates

Election day is Nov. 3

Voter Registration Deadlines:

In Person: Saturday before Election Day at the county clerk’s office. Saturday, October 30, 2020.
28 days before Election Day otherwise. Tuesday, October 6, 2020.
By Mail: Postmarked 28 days before Election Day. Tuesday, October 6, 2020. However, an application may be accepted through the Friday following the deadline if the application is postmarked before the deadline.
Online: 28 days before Election Day. Tuesday, October 6, 2020.

 

Election Day Registration:

N/A * NM begins same-day registration in 2021.

 

New Mexico Voter Registration Requirements:

  • Be a citizen of the United States,
  • Be a resident of the State of New Mexico,
  • Be 18 years of age at the time of the next election,
  • Not have been denied the right to vote by a court of law by reason of mental incapacity
  • Not be currently incarcerated or serving parole or supervised probation for a felony conviction (or if you have been convicted of a felony, have completed all the terms and conditions of sentencing, have been granted a pardon by the Governor, or have had your conviction overturned on appeal).

 

How to Register to Vote in New Mexico:

  1. Fill out National Voter Registration Form
  2. Sign and Date form. IMPORTANT.
  3. Mail or hand-deliver your completed form to the address provided.
  4. Make sure to be registered before the registration deadline.

 

New Mexico Absentee Ballots:

In Person: Received 14 days before Election Day. Tuesday, October 20, 2020.
By Mail: Received 14 days before Election Day. Tuesday, October 20, 2020.
Online: Received 14 days before Election Day. Tuesday, October 20, 2020.
*Received by 7p.m. Election Day – Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
*Any registered New Mexico voter may apply for an absentee ballot and vote by mail.

 

New Mexico Early Voting Period:

Beings: 28 Days before Election Day. Tuesday, October 6, 2020.
Ends: 3 (Business) Days before Election Day. Friday, October 30, 2020.

 

New Mexico Election Day Voter Requirements:

  • New Mexico doesn’t require voter ID at the state level, but some municipal jurisdictions do require voter ID, including the City of Albuquerque and the City of Rio Rancho.
  • If you’re voting in New Mexico for the first time, registered to vote by mail, and didn’t provide ID when you registered, be sure to bring a copy of your photo ID, or a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or government document that shows your name and address when you vote.

Tribes in New Mexico

Federally Recognized Tribes

  • Jicarilla Apache Nation
  • Mescalero Apache Tribe of the Mescalero Reservation
  • Navajo Nation (Arizona, New Mexico and Utah)
  • Ohkay Owingeh (formerly the Pueblo of San Juan)
  • Pueblo of Acoma
  • Pueblo of Cochiti
  • Pueblo of Jemez
  • Pueblo of Isleta
  • Pueblo of Laguna
  • Pueblo of Nambe
  • Pueblo of Picuris
  • Pueblo of Pojoaque
  • Pueblo of San Felipe
  • Pueblo of San Ildefonso
  • Pueblo of Sandia
  • Pueblo of Santa Ana
  • Pueblo of Santa Clara
  • Kewa Pueblo
  • Pueblo of Taos
  • Pueblo of Tesuque
  • Pueblo of Zia
  • Ute Mountain Tribe of the Ute Mountain Reservation (Colorado, New Mexico and Utah)
  • Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation

State Recognized Tribes

Native Vote Coordinators

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Ahtza Chavez, Executive Director

Native American Voter Alliance Education Project 

New Mexico Native Vote

Debra Doll

Aleta Suazo

Lisa Nelson

Chelsea Garnenez

Rosemary Reano

Robert Felson

Rebecca Touchin

Abel Orozco

Alanna Purdy

Joseph Kelly

Major Party Contact Information

Democrat
Marg Elliston, Chair

https://nmdemocrats.org/

Tweety Suazo, Chair

Native American Democratic Caucus of New Mexico

Republican

Steve Pearce, Chairman
https://newmexico.gop/

New York

State of New York Elections and Voting

Tribes in New York

Federally Recognized Tribes

  • Cayuga Nation
  • Oneida Nation of New York
  • Onondaga Nation
  • Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (formerly the St. Regis Band of Mohawk Indians of New York)
  • Seneca Nation of Indians
  • Shinnecock Indian Nation
  • Tonawanda Band of Seneca
  • Tuscarora Nation of New York

 State Recognized Tribes

  • Tonawada Band of Seneca
  • Tuscarora Nation
  • Unkechaug Nation

Native Vote Coordinator(s):

Alex Landa

Judith Leblanc, Caddo Nation of Oklahoma

Rory Wheeler, Seneca Nation of Indians

Major Party Contact Information

Democrat
Chairperson, Jay Jacobs
www.nydems.org

Republican
Chairperson, Nick Langworthy
www.newyork.gop

Nevada

State of Nevada Elections and Voting

Key Dates

Election day is Nov. 3

Voter Registration Deadlines:

In Person: Election Day. Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
By Mail: Postmarked 28 days before Election Day. Tuesday, October 6, 2020.
Online: 5 days before Election Day. Thursday, October 29, 2020.

 

Election Day Registration:

You may register to vote in-person at the polling place either during early voting or on Election Day. You must show a valid Nevada driver’s license or identification card at the polls to vote. If the identification does not have your current address, you must also show proof of residency.

 

Voter Registration Requirements:

  • Be a citizen of the United States,
  • Have attained the age of 18 years on the date of the next election,
  • Have continuously resided in the State of Nevada, in your county, at least 30 days and in your precinct at least 10 days before the next election,
  • Not currently be serving a term of imprisonment for a felony conviction,
  • Not be determined by a court of law to be mentally incompetent,
  • Claim no other place as your legal residence.

 

How to Register to Vote in Nevada:

  1. Fill out National Voter Registration Form
  2. Sign and Date form. IMPORTANT.
  3. Mail or hand-deliver your completed form to the address provided.
  4. Make sure to be registered before the registration deadline.

 

Nevada Absentee Ballots:

In Person: Received 14 days before Election Day. Tuesday, October 20, 2020.
By Mail: Received 14 days before Election Day. Tuesday, October 20, 2020.
Online: N/A
*Must be postmarked on/before Election Day. Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
* Any registered Nevada voter may apply for an absentee ballot and vote by mail.

 

Nevada Early Voting Period:

Begins: 17 days before Election Day. Saturday, October 17, 2020.
Ends: 4 days before Election Day. Friday, October 30, 2020.

 

Election Day Voter Requirements:

  • If you’ve voted in Nevada before, registered in person, or provided ID at the time of registration, you don’t need to show ID to vote.
  • If you’re voting in Nevada for the first time, registered to vote by mail or online, and didn’t provide ID when you registered, be sure to bring a copy of your photo ID, or a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or government document that shows your name and address when you vote.

Tribes in Nevada

Federally Recognized Tribes

    • Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation (Nevada and Utah)
    • Duckwater Shoshone Tribe of the Duckwater Reservation
    • Ely Shoshone Tribe of Nevada
    • Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribes of the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation (Nevada and Oregon)
    • Fort Mojave Indian Tribe (Arizona, California and Nevada)
    • Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las Vegas Indian Colony
    • Lovelock Paiute Tribe of the Lovelock Indian Colony
    • Moapa Band of Paiute Indians of the Moapa River Indian Reservation
    • Paiute-Shoshone Tribe of the Fallon Reservation and Colony
    • Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation
    • Reno-Sparks Indian Colony
    • Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation
    • Summit Lake Paiute Tribe of Nevada
    • Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians of Nevada (Four constituent bands: Battle Mountain Band; Elko Band; South Fork Band; Wells Band)
    • Walker River Paiute Tribe of the Walker River Reservation
    • Washoe Tribe (Nevada and California) (Carson Colony, Dresslerville Colony, Woodfords Community, Stewart Community and Washoe Ranches)
    • Winnemucca Indian Colony of Nevada
    • Yerington Paiute Tribe of the Yerington Colony & Campbell Ranch
    • Yomba Shoshone Tribe of the Yomba Reservation

State Recognized Tribes

Native Vote Coordinators

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Native Vote Coordinator(s):

Teresa Melendez

Nevada Native Vote Project

Tammi Tiger 

Native Voter Alliance Nevada

Major Party Contact Information

Democrat

William McCurdy II
nvdems.com

Republican
Michael J. McDonald

nevadagop.org 

 

North Dakota

Voting in North Dakota 2016 Brochure

Key Dates

Election day is Nov. 3

Voter Registration Deadlines:

In Person: North Dakota does not have voter registration. You simply need to bring valid proof of ID and residency to the polls in order to vote.
By Mail: North Dakota does not have voter registration. You simply need to bring valid proof of ID and residency to the polls in order to vote.
Online: N/A
Election Day Registration: N/A – Proof of ID and residency are all that’s needed at the polls to vote in ND.

 

North Dakota Voter Registration Requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years old on the day of election
  • Be a resident of North Dakota
  • Reside in the precinct for 30 days preceding Election Day
  • Be able to provide a drivers’ license, non-driver identification card or other approved form of identification.

 

North Dakota does not have Voter Registration.

 

North Dakota Absentee Ballots:

In Person: No specific deadline.
By Mail: No specific deadline. We recommend requesting your ballot at least 7 days before Election Day.
Online: No specific deadline.
*Postmarked 1 day before Election Day. Monday November 2, 2020.
* Any North Dakota resident may apply for an absentee ballot and vote by mail.

 

Absentee Voter ID Requirements:

North Dakota requires you to provide the ID number from one of the following forms of ID containing your name, residential address, and date of birth when you apply to vote by absentee ballot:

  • Current driver’s license or non-driver’s identification card,
  • Tribal government issued identification.

If your ID does not contain this information or is not current, it can be supplemented by another form of ID that shows your name, residential address, and birth date, such as

  • Current utility bill,
  • Current bank statement,
  • Check or document issued by a federal, state, local, or tribal government,
  • Paycheck.

 

North Dakota Early Voting Period:

Begins: 15 days before Election Day. Varies by county.
Ends: Day before Election Day. Monday November 2, 2020.

 

Election Day Voter Requirements:

If you are voting in person in North Dakota, you must present one of the following forms of ID that shows your name, residential address and your birth date at the time you vote:

  • Current driver’s license or non-driver’s identification card
  • Tribal government issued identification

If your ID does not contain this information or is not current, it can be supplemented by another form of ID that shows your name, residential address, and birth date, such as

  • Current utility bill,
  • Current bank statement,
  • Check or document issued by a federal, state, local, or tribal government,
  • Paycheck.

Native Vote Coordinator

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North Dakota Native Vote Facebook

Major Party Contact Information

Democrat
Chairwoman, Kylie Oversen
www.demnl.com

Republican
Chair, Kelly Armstrong
www.ndgop.org

 

 

Oklahoma

State of Oklahoma Elections and Voting

Key Dates

Election day is Nov. 3

Registration deadlines
By mail: Postmarked by Oct. 9
In person: Oct. 9
Absentee ballot deadlines
Request: Oct. 27 by 5:00 p.m.
Return by mail: Received by Nov. 3
Return in person: Nov. 2 by close of business
Early voting
Oct. 29 – Oct. 31, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live

Tribes in Oklahoma

Federally Recognized Tribes

  • Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Indians
  • Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town
  • Apache Tribe of Oklahoma
  • Caddo Nation of Oklahoma
  • Cherokee Nation
  • Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes
  • Citizen Potawatomi Nation
  • Comanche Nation
  • Delaware Nation
  • Delaware Tribe of Indians
  • Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma
  • Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma
  • Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma
  • Kaw Nation
  • Kialegee Tribal Town
  • Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma
  • Kiowa Indian Tribe of Oklahoma
  • Miami Tribe of Oklahoma
  • Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma
  • Muscogee (Creek) Nation
  • Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma
  • Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians
  • Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma
  • Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
  • Ponca Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
  • Quapaw Tribe of Indians
  • Sac & Fox Nation
  • Seminole Nation of Oklahoma
  • Seneca-Cayuga Nation
  • Shawnee Tribe
  • The Chickasaw Nation
  • The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
  • The Osage Nation
  • Thlopthlocco Tribal Town
  • Tonkawa Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma
  • United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma
  • Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (Wichita, Keechi, Waco and Tawakonie)
  • Wyandotte Nation

State Recognized Tribes

Native Vote Coordinators

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Native Vote Coordinator(s):

Bunky Echo Hawk

Kari Fisher

Louisa Brown

Martina Minthorn

Elsie Whitehorn

Louis Brown

Jennifer Plummer

Linda Marie Arredondo

Jessica Leading Fox

Anita Jennings

Samantha Phillips

Shalondra Harrison

Cody Williams

LaRenda Morgan

Marvina Black

Sheila Bird

Carson Ball

Sean Webster

Kati Cain

Kellie J Lewis

Mary Hernandez

Major Party Contact Information

Democrat
Alicia Andrews, Chair

okdemocrats.org

Republican
David McClain, Chair

okgop.com

 

South Dakota

Voting in South Dakota 2016 Brochure

Key Dates

Election day is Nov. 3

Voter Registration Deadlines:

In Person: 15 days before Election Day. Monday, October 19, 2020.
By Mail: Received 15 days before Election Day. Monday, October 19, 2020.
Online: N/A
Election Day Registration: N/A

 

South Dakota Voter Registration Requirements:

  • Be a citizen of the United States,
  • Reside in South Dakota,
  • Be 18 years old by the next election,
  • Not be currently serving a sentence for a felony conviction which included imprisonment, served or suspended, in an adult penitentiary system,
  • Not have been adjudged mentally incompetent by a court.

 

How to Register to Vote in South Dakota:

  1. Fill out National Voter Registration Form
  2. Sign and Date form. IMPORTANT.
  3. Mail or hand-deliver your completed form to the address provided.
  4. Make sure to be registered before the registration deadline.

 

South Dakota Absentee Ballots:

In Person: 1 day before Election Day, but we recommend applying at least 7 days before Election Day. Monday, November 2, 2020.
By Mail: Received 1 day before Election Day, but we recommend applying at least 7 days before Election Day. Monday, November 2, 2020.
Online: N/A
*Received on Election Day
 *Any registered South Dakota voter may apply for an absentee ballot and vote by mail.

 

Absentee Voter ID Requirements:

You must include a copy of one of the following forms of photo ID with your absentee application form when you mail it:

  • South Dakota driver’s license
  • South Dakota non-driver ID card
  • Passport or other photo ID issued by the US government
  • Current student photo ID card from a South Dakota high school or postsecondary institution
  • A photo ID card from a federally recognized tribal government.

Alternatively, the application can be notarized.

 

South Dakota Early Voting Period:

Begins: 46 days before Election Day ( in-person absentee voting.) Friday, September 18, 2020.
Ends: Day before Election Day. Monday, November 2, 2020.

 

Election Day Voter Requirements:

You Must provide one of the following forms of Photo ID when you vote early or on Election Day.

  • South Dakota driver’s license,
  • South Dakota non-driver ID card,
  • US government photo ID card,
  • US Armed Forces ID card,
  • A current student photo ID card from a South Dakota high school or accredited college, university, or postsecondary institution of higher education,
  • Photo ID card from a federally recognized tribal government.

If you don’t have any of these when you vote early or on Election Day, you can fill out an affidavit confirming your identity and still be allowed to vote.

If you’re submitting an affidavit but are voting in South Dakota for the first time, registered to vote by mail, and didn’t provide ID when you registered, you should still bring a copy of your photo ID, or a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or government document that shows your name and address when you vote.

Native Vote Coordinator

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Chase Iron Eyes
Attorney
LakotaLaw.org
chaseironeyes@gmail.com

Major Party Contact Information

Democrat
Chair, Ann Tornberg
www.sddp.org

Republican
Chair, Pam Roberts
www.southdakotagop.com

 

 

 

Connecticut

Native Vote Coordinator
Fatima Dames
Vice Chairwoman
Mashantucket
fdames@mptn-nsn.gov

Major Party Contact Information

Democrat
Chair, Dominic Balletto, Jr.
www.ctdems.org

Republican
Chairman, J.R. Romano
www.ct.gop

Washington

Voting in Washington 2016 Brochure

Native Vote Coordinators

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Leonard Forsman
Chairman
Suquamish
lforsman@suquamish.nsn.us

Julie Johnson
Native American Caucus – WA State
julie2008@centurytel.net

Yvette Joseph
Democratic Precinct Committee Officer
Colville Confederated Tribes
(509) 789-2657
yvette.joseph@kauffmaninc.com

Crystal Lyons
Treasurer
Quileute Tribal Council
crystal.lyons@quileutenation.org

Leesa Wright
Puyallup Tribe
(253) 405-8111
Leesa.wright@puyalluptribe.com

Darlyn Warren
Executive Secretary
Skokomish Indian Tribe
(360) 426-4232
darlyn@skokomish.org

Matthew Tomaskin
Legislative Liaison
Yakama Nation
509-865-5121 ext. 484
matt@yakama.com

Major Party Contact Information

Democrat
Chair, Jaxon Ravens

www.wa-democrats.org

Republican
Chairman, Susan Hutchison

www.wsrp.org