Santa Fe County Clerk Katharine Clark took office in 2021. With extensive experience in managing organizations and events, she hit the ground running, modernizing the election process and improving the voter experience. After just her first two years in office, the Santa Fe County Clerk’s office is the most highly acclaimed Clerk’s office in New Mexico, having been honored by the Election Assistance Commission twice and won three National Association of Counties awards. Santa Fe County continues to lead in posting election results quickly and is the highest turnout county among large New Mexico counties. Clerk Clark has been a fierce supporter of voter protection legislation, testifying on behalf of several pieces of legislation that are now law in New Mexico.