Santa Fe County
Santa Fe County

Santa Fe County Clerk

KATHARINE E. CLARK | Clerk (D) | Term 2021 - 2024



Who is on the ballot? Check the candidate portal to see who has filed as a candidate for the Regular Local Election. *Note - some candidates may not appear due to rural addressing mismatch

Nominating Petition Signature Request? Email [bot protected email address] detailing which nominating petition signatures are requested by email or copies.



RLE 2021

2021 Regular Local Election

Notice of early voting locations.

Notice of preliminary list of mailed ballot drop boxes.

Important Dates: 

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. Candidate declaration form. 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.

See who has filed for 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


Who/What is on the ballot (Maps for all positions)


City of Santa Fe | Mayor | Councilor 1, Councilor 2, Councilor 3, Councilor 4 | 

Town of Edgewood Commissioners| District 1,  District 2, District 3, District 4 and District 5 | Municipal Judge 

College Boards

Santa Fe Community College Board  | Position 1 | Position 4 | 

School Boards

Espanola Public Schools | District 1 | District 2 | District 3 | 

Santa Fe Public School District | District 3 | District 5 | Tax Levy | Go Bond

Moriarty-Edgewood School District | Position 1 | Position 5 | Capitol Improvements | Go Bond

Pojoaque School District | Position 4 | Position 5 | Go Bond | 

Soil and Water Conservation and Water Sanitation Districts
Ciudad Soil and Water Conservation District | Supervisor 3 | Supervisor 4 
Must be resident and landowner within district

Edgewood Soil and Water Conservation District |Supervisor 3 | Supervisor 4 
Must be resident and landowner within district

Eldorado Area Water and Sanitation District | Position 3 | Position 5 
Must reside within district, pay tax within 1 year, or be a EAWSD rate payer

Santa Fe - Pojoaque Soil and Water District |Supervisor 3 | Supervisor 4 
Must be resident and landowner within district



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