2nd Term, Elected November 2016
Term January 2017 – December 2020
Next Election for this seat is November 2020
The County Clerk maintains and provides copies of legal documents involving Sandoval County and real property within the County. The Office maintains the County’s Bureau of Elections. The Clerk records all resolutions and ordinances passed by the County Commission and serves, either in person or by deputy, as the secretarial clerk to the Board of Commissioners and Probate Court.
The Sandoval County Clerk’s Office provides a shopper’s list of government services. It’s the stopping place for marriage licenses or other permits. It’s where you start if you wish to run or vote for public office. The Office also receives and records legal documents on property in Sandoval County, including deeds, maps and plats or transfers. The Clerk also administers oaths and affirmations, and receives process against the County.
The office records such documents as real estate contracts, new purchases or transfers of real property, liens and release of liens, mortgages, powers of attorney, deeds, plats, transcripts of judgments and more. Many of the records are available for residents seeking information on property or other topics on file with Sandoval County.
REQUIREMENTS TO OBTAIN A MARRIAGE LICENSE
- Both applicants must be present to obtain a marriage license.
- Both applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
If 16 or 17 years of age, parental consent (mother AND father providing Photo ID) is required.
If 15 years of age or younger, a court order documentation by the courts is required.
- Both applicants must provide a Photo ID or Passport.
- Both applicants must provide proof of Social Security Number (if an individual has been issued an SSN), such as a Social Security Card, W-2 tax form or tax return.
- Marriage MUST take place in the State of New Mexico. Marriage license does not expire. It is up to the applicants to contact an official to perform the ceremony.
- A Marriage License must be obtained BEFORE the ceremony takes place.
*Marriage License Fee:
*Marriage License Issuing Hours:
Marriage licenses are issued Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.
REAL ESTATE SEARCH HOURS
8:00 AM TO 4:30 PM, Monday-Friday
Recording Fee Schedule
The County’s Bureau of Elections, a critical part of the Clerk’s office, is responsible for conducting all federal, state and County elections. The bureau also assists municipal clerks and other governmental entities in preparing and administering local elections.
In addition to making the voting process faster, easier and more convenient for county residents by using electronic voting machines Countywide, the Clerk’s office also uses computerized voter registration to better serve residents. The Office provides voter education programs and works with schools to educate students about the election process.