Rio Arriba County Clerk's Office

 

County Clerk

Linda J. Padilla

 

Deputy County Clerk

Sarah Garcia  

 

 

THE DUTIES OF THE COUNTY CLERK

  • Maintaining Public Records
  • Marriage Licenses
  • Elections
  • Clerk for the Probate Court
  • Ex-Officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners

Important Dates:

Last Day to Register to Vote - October 09, 2018

General Election Day - November 06, 2018

Absentee by mail begins - October 09, 2018

Absentee in Person/Tierra Amarilla begins - October 09, 2018

Early Voting Health Commons/Espanola begins - October 20, 2018

Early Voting Arboleda Senior Center/Chimayo begins - October 20, 2018

Early Voting Ohkay Owingeh Senior Center begins - October 20, 2018

Early Voting Santa Clara Senior Citizens Building begins - October 25, 2018

Early Voting Jicarilla Apache Nation Tribal Building Begins - October 23, 2018

Please click the link on the top right 2018 General Early Voting Locations/Dates/Times for more information.


Ballot Style 1: (County Commission District 1, Senate District 5, Legislative District 41, Public Regulation Commission 3, Public Education Commission 10)

Lower Dixon, Ranchitos, Lucero Center, Espanola, & Fairview

 

Ballot Style 2: (County Comission District 2, Senate District 5, Legislatie District 40, Public Regulation Commission 3, Public Education Commission 10)

Alcalde, Chamita, El Guique, & Ohkay Owingeh

 

Ballot Style 3: (County Commission District 1, Senate District 5, Legislative District 40, Public Regulation Commission 3, Public Education Commission 10)

El Llano, Upper Dixon, Lower Chimayo, Upper Chimayo, Cordova, Truchas, Ojo Sarco, & Velarde

 

Ballot Style 4: (County Commission District 2, Senate District 5, Legislative District 41, Public Regulation Comission 3, Public Education Commission 10)

Santa Clara, Admin Building, San Pedro, La Mesilla, & Hernandez

 

Ballot Style 5: (County Commission District 3, Senate District 5, Legislative District 41, Public Regulation Commission 3, Public Education Commission 10)

Tierra Amarilla, Los Ojos, Chama, Lumberton, Cebolla, Canjilon, Petaca, El Rito, Ojo Caliente, Vallecitos, Los Pinos, Abiquiu, Rio Chama, & La Madera

 

Ballot Style 6: (County Commission District 3, Senate District 22, Legislative District 65, Public Regulation Commission 4, Public Education Commission 5)

Dulce & Lybrook

 

Ballot Style 7: (County Commission District 3, Senate District 22, Legislative District 43, Public Regulation Commission 4, Public Education Commission 10)

Lindrith & Gallina

 

Ballot Style 8: (County Commission District 3, Senate District 22, Legislative District 41, Public Regulation Commission 4, Public Education Commission 10)

Coyote & Canones

 


 

 FAQ'S 

  • For recording information, marriage license information and other questions regarding the Clerk's Office click here: Frequently asked Questions & Answers
  • NOTE: Copies of marriage licenses are available from the County Clerk of the county where the marriage license was issued. Copies of divorce decrees are available from the District Court where the court order was filed.   For further information about these services, please contact the appropriate county clerk or district court. Rio Arriba County District Court is the First Judicial District Court

 CLERK'S NOTES:

  • Clerk staff will not conduct searches (They can provide a list of local abstract and title companies upon request).
  • Clerk staff cannot give legal advice on whether the documents you want recorded are correct, complete, or legally sufficient for your purposes (Please see an Attorney).
  • The Clerk staff will assist you in any other way possible.  We are here to record and file your documents as public record and maintain them for your future use.

FEDERAL VOTING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Look up your Voter Informtion, Military and Overseas Voter Information, Register to Vote or Request An Absentee Ballot- Voters can contact FVAP's call center at 703-588-1584 (toll free 1-800-438-VOTE or DSN 425-1584 -or- email vote@fvap.goor website FVAP.gov


SERVE AS AN ELECTION WORKER

Would you like to serve as an ELECTION WORKER on the Precinct Board? Rio Arriba County Clerk’s Office is always accepting Election Worker Forms from individuals that want to serve on the Precinct Board.

If you would like to be an Election Worker please click on the link below to get information to become an Election Worker. 


PLEASE NOTE:

1-4-2 Qualifiction for registration; right to vote in primary.

A. Any resident of New Mexico who will be a qualified elector at the date of the next ensuing general election shall be permitted within the provisions of the Election Code to register and become a voter. 

B. If a person who is seventeen years old will be a qualified elector on the day of the general election and registers to vote in accordance with the provisions of Subsection A of this section, for the purposes of the primary election, that person shall be considered to be a voter and may vote in the primary election immediately preceding that general election. 


VOTER INFORMATION REQUEST

To request Voter Registration Information/Lists an affidavit must be completed and submitted to the Clerk’s Office. Click the link for the required form:

Voter Data Request


POLITICAL SIGN ORDINANCES:


MEET MY STAFF

For questions regarding Front Office (Recordings, Marriage License, Probate, Oil and Gas,  etc.) Please contact:

Daniel L. Archuleta-Clerk Tech III-Espanola Office

Derric L. Romero-Clerk Tech I-Tierra Amarilla Office

Erik Gutierrez-Clerk Tech I-Espanola Office

Kiara F. Avila-Clerk Tech I-Espanola Office

George I. Maestas-Clerk Tech I-Tierra Amarilla Office

For questions regarding Elections Please Contact:

Michele L. Jordan-Bureau of Election Chief-Tierra Amarilla Office

Victoria N. Montoya-Bureau of Election Coordinator-Tierra Amarilla Office

Shanay M. Martinez-Bureau of Election Clerk Tech II-Tierra Amarilla Office

For questions regarding the County Clerk's Website Please Contact:

Victoria N. Montoya-Tierra Amarilla Office (575) 588-7724 ext. 340


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CLERK'S PROJECT: RESTORATION


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 Two Locations:

 

Espanola Office:

 Rio Arriba County Annex

1122 Industrial Park Road

Espanola, NM 87532

Phone (505) 753-1780

 

Tierra Amarilla Office:

 Rio Arriba Archive Building

7th Main Street

Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575

Phone (575) 588-7724

 

Mailing documents to be recorded?

Mail to:  Rio Arriba County Clerk

             P.O. BOX 158

            Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575

 

Electronic Recording:

 

The Benefits of E-Recording:

  • Documents recorded in minutes
  • Avoid mailing costs, traffic, and wasted time
  • Eliminate check-writing expenses

Get Started by Calling 800.460.5657 or visit Simplifile.com 


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