Voting & Elections
Information on Voting and Elections in the State of New Mexico.
Candidates & Campaigns
Information on how to become a candidate and about complying with campaign finance disclosure and reporting requirements.
Legislation, Lobbying & Legal Resources
Learn about Lobbying in our state. Find Legislative information to include Signed & Chaptered Bills and Legal Resources.
Start a business, maintain a business or get general information on registered businesses in New Mexico.
Notary & Apostille
Become a notary, renew your notary commission, or obtain information about apostilles or certification of official documents.
File UCC's, AG Liens, register a trademark or other commercial filings.
Safe at Home
New Mexico’s statewide address confidentiality program administered by the Secretary of State to assist victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking or similar types of crimes to receive mail using the Secretary of State’s address as a substitute for their own.
Learn about how we protect your voter and business information. You might also find a tip or two that will help you secure your information as well.
About New Mexico
Learn about New Mexico Government, History, State Symbols, State Songs and other important information about our state.
Due to the Governor’s new executive order and the ongoing public health emergency, as of 8:00 am on Tuesday, March 24th, the Office of the New Mexico Secretary of State is indefinitely suspending all in-person services and transactions, with no exceptions. We will no longer be accommodating walk-ins or in-person appointments. This suspension applies to both our Elections Division and our Business Services Division. All Apostilles must be mailed in for processing.
We encourage all customers to utilize our online resources for filing and submitting documents. All Election Division related questions may be mailed to SOS.Elections@state.nm.us; and any Business Services questions may be emailed to Business.Services@state.nm.us. You may also call our general number at 505-827-3600 with any questions. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your cooperation for the safety and wellbeing of the entire community.
Over the last few years New Mexico has been steadily rising in theMassachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Election Performance Index. We’re proud to say we’re now in the top 10! New Mexico scores well on having robust voter information tools for voters, using post-election audits, efficient absentee balloting, having below average wait times at polls, and in a number of other categories.
Maggie Toulouse Oliver
Election Division Updates
ATTENTION LOBBYISTS AND LOBBYIST EMPLOYERS!!
The Office of the Secretary of State has transitioned to a new online lobbyist registration and reporting system.
ALL LOBBYISTS AND LOBBYIST EMPLOYERS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE ONLINE REGISTRATION PROCESS IN THE NEW SYSTEM TO CREATE AN EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE RELATIONSHIP IN THE NEW SYSTEM PRIOR TO THE 2021 LEGISLATIVE SESSION.
To find the new system user guide, view demonstration videos or register for a LIVE, ONLINE WEBINAR TRAINING SESSION, please visit our new Lobbyist Training Resources webpage.
Business Services Division Updates
Effective April 1, 2020, Business Services will no longer accept internal forms with a revision date prior to 2020. All filings received must only be submitted via Online Services or by paper form as prescribed by the Office of the Secretary of State.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENT FILERS!
If required to file a Financial Disclosure Statement, you will do so ELECTRONICALLY in the new Campaign Finance Information System (CFIS). There are no more paper forms to file. If you already have an account in the NEW CFIS, you can file using that CFIS account. To register for an account in the new CFIS, or to access your existing account:
Information on who must file, when to file, searching filers and more can be found on the Financial Disclosures page:
All biennial corporate reports with a due date of April 15, 2020 will be automatically granted an extension to follow suit with the federal tax extension granted to July 15, 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.es/
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Regular Local Elections: November 2, 2021
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