M. Keith Riddle, County Clerk

PO Box 197
Reserve, NM 87830
575-533-6400 Phone
575-533-6453 Fax
Sherry Perez, Chief Deputy Clerk
Debbie Lee, Deputy Clerk
Jill D'Olive, Deputy Clerk

Mission Statement

The Catron County Clerk’s Office is committed to providing courteous and efficient customer service, while maintaining superior quality in our archival and records management procedures to afford convenient access to all public records; and to promoting the success of the Constitutional process by endeavoring to conduct fair, honest and accurate elections, believing it is imperative to treat each person in a professional and respectful manner, always remembering that we serve the citizens.


The County Clerk is an elected county official. Some of the responsibilities of the office include:

  • Handling voter registration and election administration
  • Acting as ex-officio clerk of the County Probate Court
  • Acting as ex-officio clerk to the Catron County Board of Commissioners, creating and maintaining minutes of the board for permanent record
  • Recording, filing and preserving all types of documents submitted for public and permanent record, i.e. deeds, mortgages, agreements, etc.
  • Issuing Marriage Licenses and maintaining database for permanent record



County Clerk - Fees

Vital Records - Birth Certificates

Vital Records - Death Certificates

New Mexico Marriage Laws



Election Links

2016 Primary Election

Filing Date: March 8, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Absentee Voting Begins May 10, 2016

Primary Election Day, Tuesday June 7, 2016


Precincts/Polling Places with Addresses


Provisional Ballot Tracker