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

Santa Fe County Clerk News and Announcements

Santa Fe County Wins Awards from NACo Recognizing Clerk’s Office Innovations

June 11, 2024

The Santa Fe County Clerk's Office, under the leadership of Katharine E. Clark, has earned several awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). These accolades celebrate the office's innovative programs and improvements in accessibility and security. After receiving one Clearinghouse Award and two honorable mentions from the Elections Assistance Commission (EAC) earlier this year, this marks the third consecutive year that the office has been recognized since Clark’s term began.

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Santa Fe County Clerk Katharine E. Clark Advises What to Expect on Election Day

June 3, 2024

As the Primary Election enters its final hours, Santa Fe County Clerk Katharine E. Clark reports that absentee ballot returns and early voting figures are once again outpacing those of every large county in the state. Polling locations are open until 7:00 PM, allowing voters to register and vote at any polling place today.

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Santa Fe County Clerk Receives EAC ‘Clearie’ Award and Two Honorable Mentions for New Programs

May 29, 2024

Santa Fe County Clerk Katharine E. Clark announced Wednesday that the office received recognition from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission for three new initiatives. The recognition includes a ‘Clearie’ Award for Creative and Original ‘I Voted’ Stickers and two honorable mentions, one for Innovations in Cybersecurity and one for Recruiting, Retaining, and Training Poll Workers.

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Reminder from County Clerk Katharine E. Clark: Expanded Early Voting Begins May 18th

May 18, 2024

After two weeks of voting at the Clerk’s Office, voting has expanded to several additional locations throughout Santa Fe County. These are Voting Convenience Centers, meaning that as long as a voter lives in Santa Fe County, they are eligible to vote at any of these sites.

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Santa Fe County Pleased to Announce Online Absentee Ballot Application Portal Now Open for 2024 Primary

April 16, 2024

The Santa Fe County Clerk’s Office is pleased to announce that the online absentee ballot application portal for the 2024 primary election is now active. Managed by the New Mexico Secretary of State, the portal at NMVote.org enables Santa Fe County, the leader in absentee voting, to maintain its high participation rates.

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New Mexico Recognized as the National Leader in Election Administration

March 21, 2024

The Santa Fe County Clerk's Office extends warm congratulations to the New Mexico Secretary of State, Maggie Toulouse Oliver, her hardworking staff, and the clerks of all 33 counties in New Mexico for their outstanding achievement in making our state the leader in election administration across the United States.

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Santa Fe County Clerk Congratulates Candidates Who Qualified for Ballot

March 19, 2024

Tuesday saw another significant achievement at the Santa Fe County Clerk’s Office as 27 candidates successfully met the qualifications for local and state offices during Candidate Qualification Week. These candidates joined others who had already filed last month with the Secretary of State.

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Santa Fe County Clerk Katharine E. Clark Congratulates Candidates on Filing to Run for Office

March 14, 2024

Tuesday, the Santa Fe County Clerk’s Office held yet another successful Candidate Filing Day, with 27 candidates filing for local and state offices, in addition to the candidates who already filed last month with the Secretary of State.

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Santa Fe County Clerk’s Office Starts Democracy101 Events Ahead of 2024 Elections

February 23, 2024

Katharine Clark, the Santa Fe County Clerk, is pleased to continue the #Democracy101 program aimed at increasing youth voter excitement and participation in Santa Fe County ahead of the 2024 Primary and General Elections. The program, which returned to Early College Opportunities High School on February 23rd, focuses on educating high school students about the voting process in New Mexico.

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Santa Fe County Clerk Clark Selected to Attend the NM Local Government Leadership Program

February 22, 2024

Santa Fe County Clerk, Katharine E. Clark, has been chosen as a member of an esteemed class of municipal and local leaders across New Mexico to participate in the Local Government Leadership Program. Organized by Leadership New Mexico in partnership with New Mexico Counties, the New Mexico Municipal League, and the New Mexico School Boards Association, this program aims to empower leaders with the skills and knowledge necessary for effective public service.

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