2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1: Elections
Article 20: Offenses and Penalties, 1-20-1 through 1-20-23
Section 1-20-3: Registration offenses.


NM Stat § 1-20-3 (1996 through 1st Sess 50th Legis) What's This?

1-20-3. Registration offenses.

Registration offenses consist of performing any of the following acts willfully and with knowledge and intent to deceive any registration officer or to subvert the registration requirements of the law or rights of any qualified elector:

A. signing or offering to sign a certificate of registration when not a qualified elector;

B. falsifying any information on the certificate of registration;

C. soliciting, procuring, aiding, abetting, inducing or attempting to solicit, procure, aid, abet or induce any person to register or attempt to register with the name of any other person, whether real, deceased or fictitious; or

D. destroying the certificate of registration of any qualified elector, or removing such certificate from its proper binder or file, except as provided in the Election Code [Chapter 1 NMSA 1978].

Whoever commits a registration offense is guilty of a fourth degree felony.

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