Welcome to the New Mexico State Ethics Commission.

The State Ethics Commission is an independent state agency that promotes the integrity of state government through the interpretation, enforcement, and improvement of New Mexico’s campaign finance, lobbying, procurement, and governmental conduct laws. 

File a Complaint

To file a complaint, please complete and notarize a copy of the complaint form. For detailed instructions on filling out the complaint form, please refer to the guide on How to File a Complaint with the Ethics Commission on the FAQs page.

Case Login (Coming Soon)

Parties may access the case management and docketing system using login credentials provided by the Commission when a complaint is filed, in the case of Complainants, or when a person receives notification that a complaint has been filed against them, in the case of Respondents.

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In the News:

Press Release: State Ethics Commission Amicus Brief – State v. Padilla

PRESS RELEASE   State Ethics Commission files motion to participate as friend of the court in State v. Padilla   Albuquerque, NM, February 24, 2020 – The...

ABQ Journal – Lawmakers might ask voters to allow them to get salaries

SANTA FE – Legislators in New Mexico usually have day jobs. They aren’t paid a salary for serving in the Legislature, and most of them are either retired or have...

New Mexico In Focus – Ethics Commission Progress

Watch a web extra from New Mexico In Focus regarding recent progress of the State Ethics Commission. 

ABQ Journal – Lawmakers debate funding for Ethics Commission

SANTA FE – New Mexico voters ended decades of debate in 2018 by approving an independent ethics commission to investigate allegations of wrongdoing against state...

NM In Depth – Governor, lawmakers tussle over funding for Ethics Commission

Last year the debate over New Mexico’s first-ever Ethics Commission was about its day-to-day running and its independence. This year it’s about money.  And the game is...

AP – New Mexico Gets New Arbiter on Government Ethics, Corruption

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico state government has a new arbiter to decide on ethical lapses and potential corruption involving public employees, contractors,...

Press Releases:

State Ethics Commission Begins Jurisdiction with New Year

  NEW MEXICOSTATE ETHICS COMMISSION PRESS RELEASE State Ethics Commission begins jurisdiction with New Year   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2020-01   Albuquerque, NM, Jan. 2, 2020 – With the beginning of the New Year, the State Ethics Commission commences...