New Mexico State Auditor
|New Mexico State Auditor|
|Office website:||Official Link|
|2012 FY Budget:||$2,212,200|
|Term limits:||Two consecutive terms|
|Length of term:||4 years|
|Authority:||New Mexico Constitution, Article V, Section I|
|Next election:||November 4, 2014|
|Last election:||November 2, 2010|
|Other New Mexico Executive Offices|
|Governor • Lieutenant Governor • Secretary of State • Attorney General • Treasurer • Auditor • Commissioner of Public Lands • Secretary of Education • Agriculture Secretary • Insurance Superintendent • Secretary of Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources • Secretary of Workforce Solutions • Public Regulation Commission • Public 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.
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,...
- A citizen of the United States
- At least 30 years of age
- Have resided continuously in New Mexico for five years preceding the election
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.
The budget for the State Auditor's Office in Fiscal Year 2012 was $2,212,200.
2540 Camino Edward Ortiz, Suite A
Santa Fe, NM 87507