County Clerk
Geraldine Salazar

102 Grant Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 986-6280
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ANNOUNCEMENT:  Eligible 17 Year Olds to Vote in the Primary Election

The Secretary of State's Office has issued a guidance on the implementation of 17 year olds voting in the 2016 Primary Election after consultation with the Attorney General, and the Secretary of State has confirmed that beginning May 18, 2016, 17 year olds eligible to vote pursuant to House Bill 138 will be able to vote in the June 7, 2016 Primary Election.

Here are the specific conditions for eligibility in order for 17 year olds to vote in the Primary:

       1.  17 year olds must register to vote prior to books closing on May 10, 2016.
       2.   Eligible 17 year olds must turn 18 on or before the General Election, November 8, 2016.
       3.   17 year olds must register as a Democrat or Republican to vote in the Primary Election.

If the above conditions have been met then the registrant may vote beginning on May 18, 2016.  In order to accommodate this, there are some configuration changes that must be made in VREMS at the State and County level and IT'S HAPPENING!

Geraldine Salazar, Santa Fe County Clerk - April 12, 2016

Voters may check their registration information online at Voter View, , by calling the County Clerk’s Office, Bureau of Elections, or visiting the County Clerk’s Office in person at 102 Grant Ave. Santa Fe, NM.

A voter’s registration information can be updated using a voter registration form, which are preaddressed with postage prepaid. Forms can be obtained by calling or visiting the County Clerk’s Office or form at any of the three County Satellite Offices, located at (1) the Eldorado Senior Center on 16 Avenida Torreon; (2) in Edgewood at 114 Quail Trail; and (3) the Pojoaque satellite office at 5 West Gutierrez, Suite 9, Pojoaque Pueblo Plaza near the Buffalo Thunder exit on 285 on the west frontage road. The voter just needs to completely fill out the voter registration form, sign it, date it, and mail it back to the County Clerk’s Office. It’s that easy.

“Now is also a great time for new voters to register and for those removed from the voter list to reregister,” Clerk Salazar said. A voter must make changes or register by 28 days before an election. “Registering now avoids the rush right before an election,” Clerk Salazar explained.

For more information, contact the Santa Fe County Clerk’s office at:
102 Grant Avenue
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
Phone: 505-986-6280

Remember, it’s your responsibility to keep your voter record updated!

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.  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.

Your Clerk, Geraldine Salazar, is committed to carrying out these missions in a manner that demonstrates the highest level of public service for the benefit of all Santa Fe County residents.

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

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Documents & Information

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