Voting and Elections

Voting and Elections

The Secretary of State’s Bureau of Election has a wide variety of responsibilities in administering elections in New Mexico. Among its many duties, the Elections Division:

  • Certifies the official lists of candidates running for state offices
  • Advises candidates and local elections officials on the qualifications and requirements for running for office.
  • Determines the order in which candidates are placed on the ballot
  • Coordinates the tabulation of the votes from each county on election night. After each election, you can view the unofficial results of each election.
  • Produces Election related Rules
  • Provides Election Data
  • Produces voter registration forms (EnglishEspañol) and the ability for voters to update or register to vote online or cancel an existing voter registration.
  • Investigates complaints related to elections and ethics under New Mexico law. If you believe your complaint falls under the authority of our office, please submit your complaint, in writing, to our office, on the Complaint Form.

The materials on this site changes often, especially during election season. Please contact the Bureau of Elections for specific questions at sos.elections@state.nm.us.

Upcoming Elections

  • 2019 Regular Local Elections - November 5, 2019
  • 2020 Municipal Officer Elections - March 3, 2020
  • 2020 Primary Election - June 2, 2020
  • 2020 General Election - November 3, 2020

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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)