Nov 06, 2018
Feb 01, 2018 - Jun 28, 2018
The Lieutenant Governor of the State of New Mexico is an elected constitutional officer, the second ranking officer of the executive branch and the first officer in line to succeed the Governor of New Mexico. The lieutenant governor is popularly elected every four years by a plurality and is limited to two consecutive terms. The lieutenant governor serves as the president of the New Mexico Senate, ombudsman for constituent concerns, acting governor when the governor is absent from the state and member of the Executive Cabinet. Additionally, the lieutenant governor serves on the following boards and commissions: the Border Authority, the Community Development Council, the Workforce Development Board, the Mortgage, Finance Authority, the Space Commercialization Commission, the Military Base Planning Commission, and the State Board of Finance. He or she has such other responsibilities and duties as the governor shall assign. The salary for this position is $85,000/year.
Submit application to:
New Mexico Secretary of State, New Mexico Capitol Annex North, Santa Fe, NM, 87501, US