Candidates & Campaigns

Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosure Statements are due January 31, 2021

If you are required to file a Financial Disclosure Statement (FDS), you will do so ELECTRONICALLY in the new Campaign Finance Information System (CFIS). There are no more paper forms to file. To register as a FDS filer in the new CFIS, or to access your existing account, CLICK HERE 

Pease note:

·       You must register as a FDS filer in order to file the FDS statement (when registering a new account, along with filling out the required fields, be sure to click “Add Reason For Filing”);

·       User names and passwords will be sent after the registration is processed and approved (you will need to activate your account with this information – unless you are a Legislator using the same email address associated with another CFIS account – in which case your login credentials will be the same);

·       Once the account is activated, you can file your statement.


How to File & Search

Beginning in 2021, all individuals required to file a Financial Disclosure Statements with the Office of the Secretary of State shall do so electronically in the new Campaign Finance Information System.  If you haven’t done so already, please register for a user account here.

Coming Soon – Search Financial Disclosure Statements for 2021

Search Financial Disclosure Statements for 2020 and prior years

Who Must File

The Financial Disclosure Act [10-16A-1 to 10-16A-8 NMSA 1978] requires financial disclosure statements to be filed in the Office of the Secretary of State for the following individuals:

  • Legislative and Statewide candidates at the time of filing a declaration of candidacy
  • Legislative and Statewide public officials each January

Also, required to file financial disclosure statements in accordance with the Act within 30 days of appointment and each January are the following individuals:

  • State agency heads
  • Officials whose appointment to a board or commission is subject to confirmation by the senate
  • Member of the insurance nominating committee

When to file:

Who Must Disclose Submit Disclosure Statement
Candidates for legislative and statewide offices. At the time a declaration of candidacy or nominating petition is filed, unless a candidate for legislative or statewide office who has not already filed a financial disclosure statement with the Secretary of State in the same calendar year. Section 10-16A-3 (B), NMSA 1978; 2019 ch. 212 § 214.
Incumbents in legislative and statewide offices. During the month of January.

A state agency head or official whose appointment to a board or commission is subject to senate confirmation.

 

Member of the insurance nominating committee.

Within 30 days of appointment and during the month of January every year thereafter.
State employees and public officials with financial interests that may be affected by their employment or service, but who are otherwise not required to file. Prior to entering employment or assuming office and during the month of January every year thereafter.

 

Where to file:

Who Must Disclose Proper Filing Officer

Candidates for statewide office:

Candidates for legislative office:

Office of the NM Secretary of State

Applicable County Clerk’s Office

Incumbents for statewide office:

Incumbents for legislative office:

Office of the NM Secretary of State

 

A state agency head or official whose appointment to a board or commission is subject to senate confirmation. 

Member of the insurance nominating committee.

Office of the NM Secretary of State

 

 

State employees and public officials with financial interests that may be affected by their employment or service, but who are otherwise not required to file.

Office of the NM Secretary of State

 

The financial disclosure statements filed in accordance with this Act are public records open to public inspection during regular office hours and shall be retained by the state for five years from the date of filing.  If you would like to request a copy of a financial disclosure statement, you can search Financial Disclosure Statements online here or  submit a request to our records custodian at 1-800-477-3632 or via E-mail .

Upcoming Elections

Congressional District 1 – Special Election: June 1, 2021

Regular Local Election: November 2, 2021

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