Duties of the County Clerk

  • First, the County Clerk serves as the arm of the State with regard to the administration of the elections in the County.
  • Second, the County Clerk has significant recording, filing, and indexing duties as the repository for numerous documents.
  • Third, the County Clerk serves as the Ex-Officio Clerk for the Board of County Commissioners of their respective county.
  • Fourth, the County Clerk also serves as the Clerk of the Probate Court.
  • Fifth, the County Clerk is responsible for the issuance of marriage licenses.
  • Finally, the County Clerk has other varied statutory duties, including but not limited to those relating to the routine financial transactions of the County.


The schedule for preparing, testing and sealing the ImageCast Evolution (ICE) tabulators for Election Day Voting that will be used for the November 2nd, 2021 Local Election, will be on Monday, October 18th, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., and will continue each day from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., until all machines have been certified. These machines will be tested and certified at the Voting Machine warehouse, located at 301 Texas Ave., Alamogordo, NM 88310. (Entrance on Virginia Ave.)