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.
Holiday Office Closure
The Office of the Secretary of State will be closed on Wednesday, November 25th at noon through Friday, November 27th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
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 emailed 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
STATE CANVASSING BOARD MEETING
The State Canvass Board will meet to certify the results of the 2020 General Election (pursuant to 1-13-15, NMSA 1978).
Date: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2020
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: This meeting will be available to the public via webcast.
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.
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.
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2020 General Election - November 3, 2020