2006 New Mexico Statutes - Section 1-6-9 — Manner of voting.
1-6-9. Manner of voting.
A. A person voting pursuant to the Absent Voter Act [ 1-6-1 NMSA 1978] shall secretly mark the absentee ballot in the manner provided in the Election Code [ 1-1-1 NMSA 1978] for marking emergency paper ballots, place it in the official inner envelope and securely seal the envelope. The voter shall then place the official inner envelope inside the official mailing envelope and securely seal the envelope. The voter shall then complete the form on the reverse of the official mailing envelope, which shall include an affirmation by the voter under penalty of perjury that the facts stated in the form are true and the voter's name, year of birth and unique identifier.
B. Federal qualified electors and overseas voters shall either deliver or mail the official mailing envelope or electronically transmit the absentee ballot to the county clerk of their county of residence or deliver it to a person designated by federal authority to receive executed ballots for transmission to the county clerk of the county of residence or former residence as the case may be. Voters shall either deliver or mail the official mailing envelope to the county clerk of their county of residence.
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