New Mexico State Auditor
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.
The current officeholder is Hector Balderas (D). He was first elected in 2006.
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,...
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.
The State Auditor is limited to serving two consecutive four-year terms.
2540 Camino Edward Ortiz, Suite A
Santa Fe, NM 87507