The Secretary of State is pleased to announce the launch of online voter registration. Eligible New Mexico citizens can now update their existing registration or register for the first time anywhere they can get online. All you need is a state-issued I.D.
Visit our Voter Services page to get started.
Voter Registration Closes
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Deadline to register to vote and participate in the General Election
Absentee Voting Begins
Early Voting Begins
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Last Day Absentee Ballots are mailed
Friday, November 4, 2016
Early Voting Ends
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
For more information about deadlines to register to vote, early voting, or applying for an absentee ballot visit our Get Informed page.
If you recently received a voter registration outreach postcard from the Secretary of State and have questions please visit our FAQ page.
Please join the NM Secretary of State's Office ethics staff for a presentation on the Campaign Finance Information System (CFIS). Staff will provide a demonstration of CFIS and answer any questions you may have regarding the upcoming filing period. Lobbyist reports are due on October 5, 2016.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Beginning April 1, 2015, the New Mexico Secretary of State’s Office will start utilizing the Conversion of Checks to ACH banking services through Wells Fargo Fiscal Agent Banking Services. This service evaluates checks for conversion eligibility and then, if applicable, converts the checks to an ACH debit transaction. The ACH transaction is then charged to the consumer's bank account instead of the paper check. This is official 30 day notification to our customers, taxpayers, and other payees that your checks received for payment may be converted to an ACH debit transaction.
''When you provide a check as payment to the Secretary of State, you authorize the State of New Mexico to either use information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction.”
Effective July 1, 2013, the Corporations Bureau of the NM Public Regulation Commission was transferred to the Business Services Division of the Office of the New Mexico Secretary of State in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This move is a result of a Constitutional Amendment that was passed by the electorate in the November 2012 General Election and subsequent enabling legislation passed during the 2013 legislative session that now provides the Secretary of State (SOS) statutory authority to charter corporations.
Santa Fe: 505-827-4508
If you would like to receive future e-mail announcements from the Business Services Division, regarding Corporations, UCC’s or LLC’s, please sign up to add your contact information to our e-mail distribution list.
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