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.
Any authorized officer may file a manual signature with the Office of the Secretary of State. An “authorized officer” means any official of this state or any of its departments, boards, agencies or other instrumentalities, any county, municipality as defined in the Municipal Code [Chapter 3 NMSA 1978], school district, other district, educational institution or any other governmental agency, political subdivision or instrumentality of registrar, paying agent or transfer agent with the United States whose signature to a public security or instrument of payment is required or permitted by statute or charter or the ordinance, resolution or other official action authorizing the public security;
Any authorized officer, after filing with the Secretary of State his manual signature certified by him under oath, may execute or cause to be executed with a facsimile signature in lieu of his manual signature:
Any public security, provided that at least one signature required or permitted to be placed thereon by statute, charter or the ordinance, resolution or other official action authorizing the public security shall be manually subscribed; and
Any instrument of payment. Upon compliance with the Uniform Facsimile Signature of Public Officials Act [6-9-1 to 6-9-6 NMSA 1978] by the authorized office, his facsimile signature has the same legal effect as his manual signature.