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.
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Nomination and, with the consent of the Senate, appointment of all officers whose appointment or election is not otherwise provided for;
- Having the power to grant reprieves and pardons for all crimes except treason and except in cases of impeachment;
- Preparing the state budget and submitting it to the legislature no later than the 25th day of each regular session;
- Overseeing the overall planning for key areas of state government, including economic development, education, human and natural resources, and energy and emergency planning;
- Filling, by appointments, any vacancies that might occur in the Office of the United States Senate, the Court of Appeals, and the Office of Metropolitan Judge until an election is held; Designating three disaster successors for each member of the Supreme Court and for each judge of the District Court;
- Establishing temporary disaster locations for the seat of state government and declaring an energy supply alert or emergency and issuing special orders accordingly;
- Declaring a specific area to be in a state of insurrection and instituting martial law;
- Instituting a military draft if the National Guard forces are insufficient or calling the New Mexico Mounted Patrol into service in cases of “insurrection, invasion, riot, breach of the peace or imminent danger;”
- Revoking the commission of a notary public guilty of certain violations; and Serving as a member of the State Investment Council and the Land Commission and as an Ex- Officio advisory member of the board of regents of each state university.