This publication has been prepared by the Bureau of Elections to serve as an easy to- use reference for candidates who are seeking office in the 2014 primary election cycle.
Please note, however, that this guide is intended merely as a handy reference, not as the ultimate legal authority on the elections process. Despite our good faith efforts to be accurate, this Guide may contain inadvertent errors. Please email
Bobbi Shearer at Bobbi.Shearer@state.nm.us immediately if you notice an error. Also, please remember this Guide is not a substitute for researching the law or for the advice of an attorney.
To obtain copies of the New Mexico Election Code, please consult the Election Handbook of the State of New Mexico, 2013 Edition; the pertinent sections of the New Mexico Statutes Annotated 1978; and any of the other sources noted in this Guide.
If you have any questions about the information contained in this Guide, please feel free to call the Bureau of Elections at these numbers:
1-800-477-3632 or 505-827-3600