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.
Unofficial Election Results
Results will become available after 7 PM on Election Day, November 2, 2021 and will be posted as they are received from the county offices.
Election Day Voter Hotline
Toll Free: 1-800-477-3632
Santa Fe: 505-827-3600 Option 2
The Election Day Voter Hotline is available on Election Day, November 2, from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM to assist voters with questions or concerns.
As of July 24, 2023, all Notarial Officer, Apostille, and Facsimile Signature filings can be completed and paid for online at https://enterprise.sos.nm.gov/.
Also as of this date, prepaid accounts can no longer be used to pay for Notarial Officer filings. You can request a refund of prepaid account balance by completing a Prepaid Account Refund Request form by clicking the button below.
The Secretary of State’s Office has been made aware that invalid referendum petitions are being circulated throughout the state to challenge laws passed during the 2023 Legislative Session.
To date, the Secretary of State has not approved and certified, nor has the Attorney General signed, any referendum petitions submitted and none of the referendum petitions currently being circulated will be considered valid under the law to challenge laws passed during the 2023 Legislative Session.
Check out the most recent Election Performance Index
Over the last few years, New Mexico has been steadily rising in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Election Performance Index. We’re proud to say we’re now in the top 10! New Mexico scores well on having robust voter information tools for voters, using post-election audits, efficient absentee balloting, having below average wait times at polls, and in a number of other categories.
In order to provide the best service possible and faster processing for our customers at the Secretary of State’s Office, our walk-in services for Business Services customers will be limited to Mondays through Thursdays. We look forward to serving you and please contact us with any questions.
Maggie Toulouse Oliver
Job Opportunities at the New Mexico Secretary of State’s Office
The New Mexico Secretary of State’s Office can’t function without great employees. We’re always on the lookout for talented, passionate people to join us. Employment with the New Mexico Secretary of State’s Office represents more than just a job – it’s an opportunity to make a difference and improve your state. Discover job opportunities by clicking on the Jobs link below and apply using the Apply button which takes you to the State Personnel Website.
Election Division Updates
National Voter Registration Month
September is National Voter Registration Month, and the Secretary of State’s Office encourages all eligible voters to register to vote (or update your existing registration).
Fact Checking Election Misinformation
Business Services Division Updates
Important Information for Notary Applications
Effective October 13, 2023, our office will no longer accept paper filings for Notary applications, renewals, and stamp registrations.
The following applications can be electronically filed at https://enterprise.sos.nm.gov/:
- Notary Public Application
- Notary Public Stamp Registration
- Remote Online Notary Application
- Name Change Application
- Address Change Application
- Request for Duplicate Certificate of Appointment
NOTE: Please contact the Business Services Division at 505-827-3600 for further information or questions.
Business Services Hours
To provide the best service possible and faster processing for our customers at the Secretary of State’s Office, our walk-in services for Business Services customers will be limited to Mondays through Thursdays. We look forward to serving you and please contact us with any questions.
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Upcoming Statewide Elections
2023 Regular Local Election: Tuesday, November 7, 2023
2024 Primary Election: Tuesday, June 4, 2024
2024 General Election: Tuesday, November 5, 2024