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.
Voting Location Delays
Attention: Due to inclement weather across the state, some voting locations may have delayed or reduced hours of operation. Please contact your local county clerk for more information.
Emergency Procedures for Voting: Individuals Sick or Quarantined due to COVID-19
The New Mexico Election Code has a provision for the issuance of a provisional ballot to voters who are quarantined under the advice of a health care provider – due to COVID-19 illness, risk or potential exposure.
Read the Secretary of State’s memo
or download a copy of the
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 the Massachusetts 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
2020 General Election – Important Information
• Find polling locations
• Apply for an absentee ballot
• Track your absentee ballot
• Review a sample ballot
Be an informed voter – read the 2020 General Election Voter Information Advisory
Track your absentee ballot using the Voter Information Portal
October 6 – in person voting available at your local county clerk’s office
October 17 – expanded in person early voting begins
October 20 – last day to request an absentee ballot
October 31 – early voting and same day voter registration ends
November 3 – Election Day
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