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/
General Election Information
Pursuant to 1-6-5.7(B)(2) NMSA 1978
We will be following COVID-19 guidelines regarding social distancing, wearing masks, cleaning of equipment that is not disposable, etc.
Absentee and Early Voting
Oct. 6 – Oct. 31, 2020
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm and
Saturday Oct. 31 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Roosevelt County Courthouse: 109 W 1st St, Portales NM
Early Alternate Voting
Oct. 17 – Oct. 31, 2020
Saturdays 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday – Friday 12:00 pm (Noon) – 8:00 pm
Jake Lopez Community Center: 705 E. Lime St., Portales NM
(Located on the fairgrounds inside the main gate)
Election Day Polling Times and Voting Locations
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020
From 7am – 7pm you may vote at any one of the
Voting Convenience Centers (VCCs) listed below:
Dora Senior Center
227 Avenue A, Dora, NM
Elida Community Center
704 State St, Elida, NM
Floyd Community Center
1572 NM Hwy 267, Floyd, NM
Jake Lopez Community Building
705 E Lime St, Portales NM
200 E 7th St, Portales, NM
Condado de Roosevelt
3 de noviembre de 2020 Información sobre las elecciones generales
Conforme al 1-6-5.7 (B) (2) NMSA 1978
Seguiremos las pautas de COVID-19 con respecto al distanciamiento social,
uso de mascarillas, limpieza de equipos que no son desechables, etc.
Voto ausente y anticipado
6 de octubre – 31 de octubre de 2020
Lunes – viernes de 8:00 am a 5:00 pm y
Sábado 31 de octubre 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Palacio de justicia del condado de Roosevelt: 109 W. 1st St., Portales NM
Votación alternativa temprana
17 de octubre – 31 de octubre de 2020
Sábados 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Martes – Viernes 12:00 pm (Mediodía) – 8:00 pm
Centro Comunitario Jake Lopez: 705 E. Lime St., Portales NM
(Situado en el recinto ferial dentro de la puerta principal)
Tiempos de votación el día de las elecciones y ubicaciones de VCC
Martes, 3 de noviembre de 2020
TODAS las ubicaciones 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Centro De Mayor Center
227 Avenue A, Dora
Centro Comunitario Elida
704 State St., Elida
Centro Comunitario Floyd
1572 Nuevo México 267, Floyd
Centro Comunitario Jake Lopez
705 E. Lime St., Portales
200 E 7th St., Portales
Local Offices to be on the ballot:
Commissioner District 1
Commissioner District 2
For any questions please call the County Clerk’s Office at 575-356-8562
If you choose to vote in-person at any of these locations please allow for extra time. As we are cleaning all the equipment between each voter and we will be maintaining social distancing.
For the safety and health of our Roosevelt County residents we are strongly recommending you fill in and sign the Absentee Application that was sent to you.
Mail it back to the County Clerk (it is postage paid), then you will be mailed your absentee ballot to the address on your application.
After you have filled in your ballot, place it in the provided secrecy envelope, then inside the mailer envelope. On that outer mailer envelope make sure you sign & print your name and put your year of birth, then fill in the Oath of Registration: date, your registered address, and finally county.
Seal it and drop it in the mail. Yes, it is postage paid as well.
Absentee Voting is a safe and secure way of voting, especially with the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Roosevelt County Please Vote, because YOUR VOTE MATTERS