2021 Regular Local Election
June 5th, 2021 - July 5th, 2021 - Notification of ballot positions period to the County Clerk - entities must inform the County Clerk of which positions are to be filled on the Regular Local Election ballot.
July 19th, 2021 - City of Santa Fe Candidates who are seeking public financing, must submit their seed contributions to the City Clerk on July 19th, 2021 and submit petition signatures to the City Clerk (for drop-off at the Santa Fe County Clerk for qualification).
August 24th, 2021 - All other candidates filing day. See the Secretary of State's candidate guide.
Note for City of Santa Fe candidates: candidates for the city must qualify with petition signatures. Please ensure your name and address match your voter registration. Forms that have altered the header will not be accepted. The Secretary of State approved petition form in English is here (Spanish forthcoming). Candidates who are not seeking public financing should submit their petitions with their candidate qualifying form to the Santa Fe County Clerk on August 24th, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please do not wait till the last hour. If you are unsure your form header is correct, please email the clerk's office.
August 24th, 2021 - Last day for entities to submit ballot questions to the County Clerk.
October 5th, 2021 - Last day to register online/first day in-state absentee ballots are sent in the mail/same-day registration begins.
October 5th, 2021 - October 15th - early voting
October 16th, 2021 - October 30th - Expanded early voting
Nov 2nd, 2021 - Election Day