SANTA FE, NM - In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Santa Fe County offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2021. The County will resume COVID modified hours on Tuesday, January 19. Essential services provided by Public Safety will continue as usual.

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10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. M-F 

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Santa Fe County
Santa Fe County

OFFICE OF THE
Santa Fe County Clerk

GERALDINE SALAZAR | Clerk (D) | Term 2017 - 2020

Clerk

QUICK INFO

VOTER INFORMATION PORTAL - NMVote.org

How To Obtain & Use An Absentee Ballot Video

2020 GENERAL ELECTION INFORMATION

 

BECOMING A NEW MEXICO VOTER REGISTRATION AGENT

MILITARY AND OVERSEAS VOTERS

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How to Vote Absentee When you're in the Military FVAP Training Video

Clerk

SANTA FE COUNTY CLERK

KATHARINE E. CLARK
(D) Term 2021-2024

Santa Fe County Clerk's Office
100 Catron Street (New Building)
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
(505) 986-6280

General office email for inquiries and requests: [bot protected email address]

Phone and Email Office Hours
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (including the lunch hour)

In Person Office Hours (Nov 16, 2020 till further notice due to COVID)
Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., by appointment only. For in-person document pick up or in-person recordings, records research, or marriage licenses please call (505) 986-6280. No walk-in services are allowed until further notice, as all visitors to the County building must be pre-screened. Properly worn face masks are required to enter all county buildings.


Mission Statement

The Santa Fe County Clerk’s Office seeks to bring together Santa Fe County's diverse community interests within a shared purpose and commitment to public service, with a special emphasis on ethics, accountability, and trustworthiness.

The Clerk's Office is made up of three divisions with additional transparency and issuing duties including publishing the Board of County Commissioners and fulfilling Public Information Requests.

The mission of the Recording Division is to issue marriage licenses and record all documents appropriately presented for recording.

The mission of the Records Division is to preserve, maintain and secure in perpetuity all public records entrusted to the Clerk's Office.

The mission of the Bureau of Elections Division is to provide accurate voter registration files and election canvasses and to conduct fair, unbiased and secure elections.


The duties assigned to the County Clerk by state law include:

Recording »

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  • All Official Acts of the Board of County Commissioners
     
  • E-Recording**Effective 3-27-2020 record by e-recording at [bot protected email address] or by calling (866) 652-0111 or by visiting eRecording.com
  • Deeds
     
  • SB 497 New Mexico Homeowner Association
  • Plats (SB 406)
  • Mortgages
     
  • Deeds of Trust
     
  • Judgments
     
  • Satisfactions of Judgment
     
  • Liens
     
  • Wills
     
  • Death Certificates

Election Information »

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  • Voter registration and maintenance of registration files
  • Generation of certain voter lists for candidates, political parties and polling locations on election day
  • Training and scheduling of poll workers
     
  • Compliance with federal voter registration laws
     
  • Provision and processing of absentee ballot applications
  • Maintenance of voting systems
     
  • Filing rules of political parties
     
  • Candidate information and filing requirements for county, school district and single-county legislative candidates
     
  • Issuance of ballots to requesting military and overseas voters
     
  • Canvassing the returns of elections conducted within the county
  • Ensuring compliance with the Federal Voting Rights Act, National Voter Registration Act and Help America Vote Act
     
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Documents & Information

Santa Fe County Ordinances and Resolutions »
Santa Fe County Clerk's Office Code of Ethics [PDF 48 kb] »
Santa Fe County Clerk's Office Code of Conduct [PDF 44 kb] »

 

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