New Mexico State Treasurer

Employer / Organization

New Mexico

Next Election

Nov 06, 2018

Filing Window

Feb 01, 2018 - Jun 28, 2018

Description

The Treasurer of the State of New Mexico is the chief financial officer of the government of New Mexico. The treasurer is responsible for providing banking services to the state. This office reconciles the state's bank accounts, pays any outstanding debts or loans held by the state and invests the state's money in operations and bonds as well as investing in local issues as needed. The main purpose of the office is to manage and invest state monies. The treasurer is elected every four years. The salary for this position is $85,000/year.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three steps: 1) Contact the New Mexico Secretary of State Division of Elections to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. Obtain the correct candidacy filing paperwork. 2) Complete the required candidacy paperwork including: a declaration of candidacy, nominating petitions if you are running as an independent and the appropriate campaign finance forms. File these papers with the appropriate filing officer. If you plan to run as a partisan candidate please contact your local party office. 3) Submit the filing paperwork with the stipulated amount of signatures to the New Mexico Secretary of State Division of Elections. The amount of signatures varies by office. The filing deadline for independent candidates is the 23rd day after the primary election. The New Mexico primary election is held the first Tuesday after the first Monday in June. The New Mexico Secretary of State Division of Elections, which serves as the point of contact for any questions or concerns, can be reached at (505) 827-3600. Additionally, the New Mexico Candidates Guide can be found here: http://www.sos.state.nm.us/uploads/files/2016%20Primary%20Candidate%20Guide%20v3_7.pdf.

Submit application to:
New Mexico Secretary of State, New Mexico Capitol Annex North, Santa Fe, NM, 87501, US