2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1 - Elections
Section 1 Definitions and General Provisions
Section 1-1-5.3 Overseas voter.
1-1-5.3. Overseas voter.
As used in the Election Code, "overseas voter" means an individual who is a United States citizen, who is outside the United States and who:
A. is temporarily absent from the individual's residence in this state;
B. before leaving the United States, was last eligible to vote in this state and, except for a state residency requirement, otherwise satisfies this state's voter eligibility requirements;
C. before leaving the United States, would have been last eligible to vote in this state had the voter then been of voting age and, except for a state residency requirement, otherwise satisfies this state's voter eligibility requirements; or
D. was born outside the United States, is not otherwise described in this section and, except for a state residency requirement, otherwise satisfies this state's voter eligibility requirements, if:
(1) the last place where a parent or legal guardian of the individual was, or would have been, eligible to vote before leaving the United States is within this state; and
(2) the individual has not previously registered to vote in any other state.
History: Laws 2015, ch. 145, 2.
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