Candidates & Campaigns

2020 Municipal Officer Election

The Municipal Officer Election will be held on March 3, 2020. Municipalities (including home rule municipalities) who did not opt-in to the Regular Local Election will participate in the Municipal Officer Election.

2020 Municipal Officer Election Proclamation

The Secretary of State hereby issues the public proclamation calling for the 2020 Municipal Officer Election  to be held on March 3, 2020.

2020 Municipal Officer Election Proclamation – English
2020 Municipal Officer Election Proclamation – Spanish

Amended 2020 Municipal Officer Election Proclamation – English
Amended 2020 Municipal Officer Election Proclamation – Spanish

When to File

  • Candidate Filing Day:  January 7, 2020 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Write-in Candidate Filing Day:  January 14, 2020 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Deadline to Withdraw: January 14, 2020.

What to File

Each candidate filing to appear on the 2020 Municipal Officer Election ballot must complete and submit the following forms to the Municipal Clerk’s office on the designated filing date:

Declaration of Candidacy

Affidavit of Designation if required

Declaration of Intent to be a Write-in Candidate

Withdrawal of Candidacy

Where to File

Each candidate filing to appear on the 2020 Municipal Officer Election, must file at the Municipal Clerk’s Office. Please contact your Municipal Clerk directly for specific information.  To verify your voter registration, please visit our Voter Information Portal.

Upcoming Elections

2020 Primary Election - June 2, 2020           2020 General Election - November 3, 2020

Quick Contact Information


Mailing & Physical Address
New Mexico Capitol Annex North
325 Don Gaspar, Suite 300
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Hours of Operation
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday

Toll Free : 1-800-477-3632

Business Services Division
Phone 505-827-3600 (Option 1)
Fax 505-827-4387
Email Business.Services@state.nm.us

Bureau of Elections
Phone: 505-827-3600 (Option 2)
Email: Sos.elections@state.nm.us

Ethics Division
Phone: 505-827-3600 (Option 2)
Email: Sos.ethics@state.nm.us

Receptionist
Phone 505-827-3600 (Option 3)