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/
Click here to view the list of races on the ballot.
Roosevelt County Voting Locations for the
2021 Regular Local Election
October 5, 2021 8 am to 5 pm Mon. – Fri. AND
Early Voting on Sat. October 30, 2021 from 10 am to 6 pm
ABSENTEE & EARLY VOTING
COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE, 109 W 1st STREET
PORTALES, NM 88130
October 16-30, 2021
Tues. – Fri. 12 Noon to 8 pm
Sat. 10 am to 6 pm
EARLY IN-PERSON VOTING
JAKE LOPEZ COMMUNITY CENTER
705 EAST LIME, PORTALES, NM 88130
The following is the list of election day Voting Convenience Centers available for the:
Regular Local Election held on November 2, 2021
Polls open at 7:00 am and close at 7:00 pm
VOTE CENTER DORA SENIOR CENTER
401 AVENUE B, DORA, NM 88115
VOTE CENTER ELIDA COMMUNITY CENTER
704 STATE STREET, ELIDA, NM 88116
VOTE CENTER FLOYD COMMUNITY CENTER
1572 NEW MEXICO HWY 267, FLOYD, NM 88118
VOTE CENTER JAKE LOPEZ COMMUNITY CENTER
705 EAST LIME, PORTALES, NM 88130
VOTE CENTER MEMORIAL BUILDING
200 EAST 7TH ST, PORTALES, NM 88130
Absentee By Mail Voting is a safe and easy form of voting during this election. Call our office at 575-356-8562, after the 15th of August, to request your absentee ballot application.
The first day we can mail out an absentee ballot is October 5, 2021. If we have your application prior to that date, we will mail your ballot on October 5, 2021. IF we receive your application after that date, we will mail your ballot the day we receive your signed application in our office, through October 28, 2021. No ballot can be mailed after October 28, 2021.
Please fill out your envelope and ballot according to the instructions that will be enclosed. Finally, return your voted ballot in the return sealed envelope to the County Clerk’s office either by mail or personally deliver it.
As ALWAYS, if you have any questions, need clarification or have concerns please call the County Clerk’s office at 575-356-8562 and we will be happy to assist you.