Government Affairs

Government Relations Division

Provide information to membership on local, state and federal issues pertinent to the development, growth and expansion of business. Serve as a united voice on these issues as necessary and proactively mobilize membership to influence decisions that impact business environment. Continue development of relationships with regional decision makers and elected officials.

Vice Chair Government Relations Division
Kim Kemper, Vice President
Huitt-Zollars, Inc.Office: 892-5141 Fax: 892-3259



Dec 6, 2022Legislative Forecast for 2022Luncheon
Guest speakers Senator John Sapien,
Senator Craig Brandt, Senator John Ryan and Representative Jane Powdrell-Culbert

Click for RR Observer article
Click for Albq Journal article

The following elected offices will be on the March 4, 2021 ballot
Mayor (elected at-large),
District 2 City Councilor,
District 3 City Councilor,
District 5 City Councilor, and
Municipal Judge (elected at-large).

For additional information about the March 4 regular municipal election, please visit the city’s Web site,  


Meet the Candidates 2023 Rio Rancho Municipal Forum
February 13, 2021
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cleveland High School Performing Arts Center
For District 2, 3, 5 and Mayor
presented by Rio Rancho Observer, Albuquerque Journal & Rio West
Click here for Municipal Candidates Forum 2022revised

For more information about registering to vote, the Sandoval County Clerk’s Office can be reached at (505) 867-7572, or online at
Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office can be reached at (505) 243-8683, or online at

Questions/Other Information
For questions regarding absentee, early and Election Day voting, or obtaining a city-issued voter photo identification card, please contact the Rio Rancho Office of the City Clerk at (505) 891-5004. 


Click here for General Election information

Contact:         For further information, contact the Bureau of Elections at 867-7577.

Click here for link to Republican Party Headquarters Sandoval County/Rio Rancho
RPSC Monthly Meeting
Nov 24, 2021
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Soul Rio Church,
2003 Southern Boulevard Southeast, Rio Rancho
(Just East of Unser on Southern)

Click here for link to Democratic Party Headquarters Sandoval County/Rio Rancho
The New Mexico Democratic Club and the Democratic Party of Sandoval County meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM
  at the Rail Runner station community room at 400 Railrunner Blvd  in Bernalillo
(turn right at the Super 8 on Highway 550). Contact President Jim Moran at 896-0529. 220-6983 or .


City of Rio Rancho Council Meetings
Click here for link to Meetings & Agendas


 The Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce works to help business community to prosper and grow.