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SB180 Passes the House, Will Add ‘Much-Needed’ Updates to Election Code
The bill recently passed the House floor with a vote of 44-25 and is now heading to the Governor’s desk, where County Clerk Katharine Clark is confident she will sign it into law. It will go into effect beginning January 2024. She is thankful for the strong support for this bill from all Santa Fe County area representatives.
Clerk Clark Celebrates HB4, The New Mexico Voting Rights Act, Passing
Clerk Clark is grateful for the strong support of HB4 among legislators and Santa Fe County constituents. This bill will greatly improve administrative functions of the Clerk's office and expand and protect voting rights for all New Mexicans.
Santa Fe County Clerk Katharine Clark Reflects on Legislative Priorities’ Progress
Clerk Clark had a long list of legislative priorities for the 2023 Legislative Session. After years of research and advocacy, her efforts are finally paying off. With less than 3 weeks left in the legislative session, she is hopeful that many of her priorities will soon get signed into law.
Santa Fe County Commissioners Approve Resolution in Support of Removing Discriminatory Language from Real Estate Documents
Katharine E. Clark, Santa Fe County Clerk, urged the Board of County Commissioners to pass a resolution in support of legislation in the 2023 session that would provide a process to remove racially restrictive covenants from property title descriptions and require gender-neutral language on mortgage applications.
New Mexico Canvass Board Unanimously Certifies Election Results
The State Canvassing Board met Tuesday, November 29th to certify and make official the 2022 General Election results. This is the final step in the canvassing and certification process before any recounts or tabulation rechecks take place.
Santa Fe County Canvassing Board Unanimously Approves Election Results
By a vote of 4-0, the BCC have approved the canvass of the election results. They had only positive things to say about County Clerk Katharine Clark and her staff. They commended the hard work from both the Bureau of Elections and Records & Recording teams within the office.
Santa Fe County Sees High Turnout for a Midterm Election
Voter turnout in Santa Fe County exceeded all expectations. With nearly 70,000 voters turning out, the county saw it's highest turnout ever for a non-presidential Election.
Saturday the 5th is the Last Day of Early Voting
This Saturday is your last chance to vote early. If you have not already voted and would like to avoid the possibility of lines on Election Day, Katharine E. Clark, the Santa Fe County clerk recommends voting Early! Our sites are open from 10am to 6pm on Saturday.
Have an Absentee Ballot in Hand? Clerk Clark says Deliver to a Drop Box
County Clerk Katharine Clark is urging voters who haven't yet received their Absentee ballots to opt to vote in person, if possible. Voters who still have an absentee ballot in hand should deliver theirs to a drop box location.
First Day of Early Voting sees Exceptionally High Voter Turnout in Santa Fe County
“Voting was steady and enthusiastic at the Clerk’s office”, says Santa Fe County Clerk Katharine E. Clark in response to much stronger-than-expected turnout on the first day of Early Voting. With over 500 voters showing up to vote, Clark explained this was “more than double what we expected. We’re hoping we continue to see high turnout.”