About the office

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Welcome to the New Mexico Secretary of State's Office

The Office of the Secretary of State is an elected state office, second in line of succession to the office of Governor after the Lieutenant Governor.  When the Governor and Lieutenant Governor are out of state, the Secretary must fill in for and perform all of the functions of the governor.

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Voter Registration Information

How do I register to vote in New Mexico?

What do I need to provide when I register to vote by mail?

  • If you are registering for the first time in New Mexico, and you submit the registration form by mail, then you must submit with the form a copy of (1) a current and valid photo identification; or (2) a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, student identification card or other government document, including identification issued by an Indian nation, tribe or pueblo that shows your name and current address. If you do not submit one of these forms of identification with your mailed-in, first time registration, then you will be required to present one of the forms of identification when voting in person or absentee.
  • Once the county clerk has accepted the form for filing, individuals or groups may make a public records request. However, the day and month of birth and the Social Security number on the form is always privacy protected.

How do I check whether I am registered in New Mexico?

  • You can check your registration status using the Secretary of State’s online Voter Services, available here.

Where can I get a Voter Registration Application Form?

  • In New Mexico, we have distributed registration forms throughout county clerks offices. The forms are also available at the Secretary of State’s office in Santa Fe, Motor Vehicle Division offices, and many other public assistance offices. You can also call our office at 1.800.477.3632 and ask for a registration form to be mailed to you or click here to download a Voter Registration Form from our website.

Upcoming Elections

General Election: November 8, 2022

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)