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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking – December 31, 2019

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

The Secretary of State hereby gives notice that the Office will conduct a public hearing to obtain public input on the following rulemaking action:
Proposed Rule  1.10.7 – Randomization of Candidate Names on the Ballot
Repeal Old Rule – 1.10.7

The rule hearing is scheduled as described below:

Rule Hearing – Santa Fe

When:         Wednesday, February 5, 2020, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Where:       Morgan Hall, in the State Land Office, 310 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

Details for Obtaining a Copy of Rules and Submitting Oral or Written Comments:

Interested individuals may provide comments at the public hearing and/or submit written comments to Dylan Lange, Director of Legislative and Executive Affairs, via email at sos.rules@state.nm.us, or Dylan.Lange@state.nm.us, fax (505) 827-8403, or by regular mail at Attn: Dylan Lange – proposed rule, The Office of the New Mexico Secretary of State, 325 Don Gaspar, Suite 300, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Written comments must be received no later than 5:00 pm on the date prior to the public hearing.

Any person with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing should contact (505) 827-3600 or email Dylan.Lange@state.nm.us (5) business days prior to the hearing.


Randomization of Candidate Names on the Ballot

Written Public Comment Received

Date Title
01/29/2020 CM Written Public Comment
02/04/2020 Public Comment

Quick Contact Information

Mailing & Physical Address
New Mexico Capitol Annex North
325 Don Gaspar, Suite 300
Santa Fe, NM 87501

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Bureau of Elections
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Email: Elections@sos.nm.gov

Ethics Division
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