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Financial Disclosures

The Financial Disclosures 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.
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 (single county districts):

Candidates for legislative office (multi-county districts):

Office of the NM Secretary of State Applicable County Clerk’s Office

Office of the NM Secretary of State

Incumbents for statewide office:

Incumbents for legislative office (single county districts):

Incumbents for legislative office (multi-county districts):

Office of the NM Secretary of State Applicable County Clerk’s 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 .

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