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|State = New Mexico
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|Office=State Auditor
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|Office type = Partisan
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|Image =Seal of New Mexico.gif
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|Office website = http://www.saonm.org/
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|Budget = 2212200
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|Budget year =2012
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|Term limits = Two consecutive terms
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|Length of term = 4 years
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|Authority =[[Article V, New Mexico Constitution|New Mexico Constitution, Article V, Section I]]
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|Selected =  Elected
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|Current officeholder = Hector Balderas
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|Partisan = Democratic
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|Officeholder image = Hector Balderas.jpg
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|Assumed office =  2006
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|Compensation = 85,000
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|Next election =[[New Mexico down ballot state executive elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
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|Last election=November 2, 2010
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|Other offices = [[Governor of New Mexico|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico|Lieutenant Governor]] • [[New Mexico Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[New Mexico Attorney General|Attorney General]] • [[New Mexico Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[New Mexico Auditor|Auditor]] • [[New Mexico Secretary of Education|Secretary of Education]] • [[New Mexico Secretary of Agriculture|Agriculture Secretary]] • [[New Mexico Superintendent of Insurance|Insurance Superintendent]] • [[New Mexico Secretary of Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources|Secretary of Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources]] • [[New Mexico Secretary of Workforce Solutions|Secretary of Workforce Solutions]] • [[New Mexico Public Regulation Commission|Public Regulation Commission]] • [[New Mexico Public Education Commission|Public Education Commission]]
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The '''New Mexico Auditor''' is an elected constitutional state executive officer in the New Mexico state government.   
 
The '''New Mexico Auditor''' is an elected constitutional state executive officer in the New Mexico state government.   
  
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==Vacancies==
 
==Vacancies==
 
Per [[Article V, New Mexico Constitution#Section 5|Article V, Section 5]] of the [[New Mexico Constitution]], in the event of a vacancy the governor fills the position by appointment. The appointee serves until the next general election.
 
Per [[Article V, New Mexico Constitution#Section 5|Article V, Section 5]] of the [[New Mexico Constitution]], in the event of a vacancy the governor fills the position by appointment. The appointee serves until the next general election.
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==State budget==
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The budget for the State Auditor's Office in Fiscal Year 2012 was $2,212,200.<ref> [http://www.nd.gov/fiscal/docs/budget/appropbook2011-13.pdf ''New Mexico Department of Finance,'' "FY 2014 Executive Recurring Budget Recommendations," accessed April 15, 2013] </ref>
  
 
==Compensation==
 
==Compensation==

Revision as of 20:18, 15 April 2013

New Mexico State Auditor
General information
Office Type:  Partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2012 FY Budget:  $2,212,200
Term limits:  Two consecutive terms
Structure
Length of term:   4 years
Authority:  New Mexico Constitution, Article V, Section I
Selection Method:  Elected
Current Officeholder

Hector Balderas.jpg
Name:  Hector Balderas
Officeholder Party:  Democratic
Assumed office:  2006
Compensation:  $85,000
Elections
Next election:  November 4, 2014
Last election:  November 2, 2010
Other New Mexico Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerAuditorSecretary of EducationAgriculture SecretaryInsurance SuperintendentSecretary of Energy, Minerals and Natural ResourcesSecretary of Workforce SolutionsPublic Regulation CommissionPublic Education Commission

The New Mexico Auditor is an elected constitutional state executive officer in the New Mexico state government.

The Auditor's office is responsible for thoroughly examining and auditing the financial affairs of every agency each year through financial and special audits.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Hector Balderas (D). He was first elected in 2006.

Authority

The state Constitution addresses the office of state auditor in Article V, the Executive Department.

Under Article V, Section 1:

The executive department shall consist of a governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, state auditor, state treasurer, attorney general and commissioner of public lands,...

Elections

New Mexico elects auditors in the midterm elections, that is, even years that are not Presidential election years. For New Mexico, 2006, 2010, 2014, and 2018 are all auditor election years.

Term limits

The State Auditor is limited to serving two consecutive four-year terms.

Vacancies

Per Article V, Section 5 of the New Mexico Constitution, in the event of a vacancy the governor fills the position by appointment. The appointee serves until the next general election.

State budget

The budget for the State Auditor's Office in Fiscal Year 2012 was $2,212,200.[1]

Compensation

In 2010, the New Mexico State Auditor was paid an estimated $85,000 according to the Council of State Governments.[2]

Contact information

2540 Camino Edward Ortiz, Suite A
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Phone: 505-476-3800
Fax: 505-827-3512
Email: Lisa.Collins@osa.state.nm.us

See also

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