Nov 06, 2018
Feb 01, 2018 - Jun 28, 2018
The Secretary of State for New Mexico is an elected state office, second in line of succession behind the governor and the lieutenant governor. When the governor and lieutenant governor are out of state, the secretary of state must fill in and perform all of the functions of the governor. The secretary maintains records of bills signed into law, referendum petitions, and legislative journals, and ensures that proposed amendments to the New Mexico Constitution are published in at least one newspaper in every county in the state for four consecutive weeks, in both English and Spanish. The secretary also serves as registered agent for service of process for foreign corporations in some lawsuits. The secretary of state is the keeper of the Great Seal of the State of New Mexico and affixes the seal to all commissions issued in the name of the governor. 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