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 in June 2020)

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:

Quarterly Reports 2020

QUARTERLY REPORT 2020 Q1 The State Ethics Commission Act requires the Commission to produce quarterly reports regarding complaints. See NMSA 1978, § 10-16G-12(G)​ ...

AP – State Ethics Commission Considers Merits of Four Complaints

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s newly founded State Ethic Commission plans to meet by online video conference later this week to review the first four* complaints it...

Let’s Talk NM (KUNM) – Let’s Talk Ethics and Lobbying at the Roundhouse

Listen to State Ethics Commission Executive Director Jeremy Farris interview on Let's Talk NM to discuss the Commission's recent work.   Let's Talk New Mexico 3/5...

NM in Focus – Interview with Jeremy Farris & Matt Grubs

Watch State Ethics Commission Executive Director Jeremy Farris talk with Matt Grubs about the Commission's recent work on PBS's New Mexico in Focus. 

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...

Press Releases:

Court of Appeals Issues GCA Opinion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   NEW MEXICO COURT OF APPEALS UPHOLDS KEY PROVISIONS OF GOVERNMENTAL CONDUCT ACT   Albuquerque, N.M., May 29, 2020 – Today the New Mexico Court of Appeals issued an opinion in four consolidated cases, concluding that a key Governmental...

SEC to Hold Virtual Meetings

PRESS RELEASE State Ethics Commission to Hold Virtual Meetings   Albuquerque, NM March 19, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the State Ethics Commission’s office is open by appointment only, and Commission staff have been directed to work from home.  To...

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...