2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1 - Elections
Section 1 Definitions and General Provisions
Section 1-1-5.4 Uniformed-service voter.

NM Stat § 1-1-5.4 (2015) What's This?

1-1-5.4. Uniformed-service voter.

As used in the Election Code, "uniformed-service voter" means an individual who is a United States citizen, whose voting residence is in this state, who otherwise satisfies this state's voter eligibility requirements and who is:

A. a member of the active or reserve components of the army, navy, air force, marine corps or coast guard of the United States who is on active duty and who by reason of that active duty is absent from the state;

B. a member of the merchant marine, the commissioned corps of the public health service, the astronaut program of the national aeronautics and space administration or the commissioned corps of the national oceanic and atmospheric administration of the United States and who by reason of that service is absent from the state;

C. a member on activated status of the national guard or state militia and who by reason of that active duty is absent from the member's county of residence; or

D. a spouse or dependent of a member referred to in Subsection A, B or C of this section and who, by reason of active duty or service of the member, is absent from the state; provided the spouse or dependent is an individual recognized as a spouse or dependent by the entity under which the member is serving.

History: Laws 2015, ch. 145, 3.

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