Candidates & Campaigns

2024 Municipal Officer Election Candidate Information

Proclamation

Pursuant to 1-22-4, NMSA 1978, the Secretary of State shall by resolution issue a public proclamation in Spanish and English calling a regular location election.  

2024 Municipal Officer Election Proclamation – English 

2024 Municipal Officer Election Proclamation – Spanish

2024 Municipal Officer Election Overview

The Municipal Officer Election will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2024.

When to File

Candidate filing day for the 2024 Municipal Officer Election is TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2024 – between 9:00am and 5:00pm.

Candidate filing day for write-in candidates for the 2024 Municipal Officer Election is TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2024 – between 9:00am and 5:00pm.

Where to File – Proper Filing Officer

Declarations of candidacy and candidate qualification documents will be filed with the municipal clerk of the county in which the candidate resides.

What to File

Each Candidate filing to appear on the Municipal Officer Election ballot must submit a Declaration of Candidacy Form (and any other required forms) to their proper filing officer (see above section “Where to File – Proper Filing Officer”), during the designated hours.

Upcoming Statewide Elections

2024 Primary Election: Tuesday, June 4, 2024 

2024 General Election:  Tuesday, November 5, 2024

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@sos.nm.gov

Bureau of Elections
Phone: 505-827-3600 (Option 2)
Email: Elections@sos.nm.gov

Ethics Division
Phone: 505-827-3600 (Option 2)
Email: Sos.ethics@sos.nm.gov

Receptionist
Phone 505-827-3600 (Option 3)

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