109 W 1st Street
Lobby Box 4
Portales, NM 88130
The Roosevelt County Clerk’s office is responsible for issuing Marriage Licenses, recording Real Property Records, overseeing Elections and Voter Registration, issuing Business Licenses for business out in the county, recording Military Discharges and some Probates.
Election Results are available through the New Mexico Secretary of State’s Website.
Requirements to register to vote: You must be 18 years of age.You must be a United States Citizen. You must not be a felon. A voter must be registered 28 days prior to the election. Seventeen year olds may register six months prior to their birthday. Felons must bring a Certificate of Completion to our office and fill out a new registration form.
For a simple and quick voter registration please visit the County Clerk’s office at 109 W 1st Street in Portales or call our office at 575.356.8562.
**Notice** Documents recorded in the office of the county clerk are public records, subject to inspection and disclosure. Courtesy searches will be conducted at the discretion of the County Clerk. Searches and services that require the devoted attention of an employee (i.e.: companies scanning documents using their own equipment and/or redacting for a private vendor) will be charged at a rate of $20.00 per hour.
Click on the link below to view your registration status and sample ballot: https://www.sos.state.nm.us/
To view the Secretary of State’s General Election Proclamation, click here for the English version and as amended or click here for the Spanish version and as amended. Click here to go to the statewide candidate list, they have to choose Roosevelt County in the drop down menu at the top of the page to see our local candidates.