2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1 - Elections
Section 12 Conduct of Elections
Section 1-12-20 Conduct of election; interposing challenges.

NM Stat § 1-12-20 (2015) What's This?

1-12-20. Conduct of election; interposing challenges.

A challenge may be interposed by a member of the precinct board or by a party challenger for the following reasons:

A. the person offering to vote is not registered to vote;

B. the person offering to vote is listed among those persons to whom an absentee ballot was mailed;

C. the person offering to vote has already cast a ballot in that election;

D. the person offering to vote is improperly registered because the person is not a qualified elector; or

E. in the case of a primary election, the person desiring to vote is not affiliated with a political party represented on the ballot.

History: 1953 Comp., 3-12-37, enacted by Laws 1969, ch. 240, 273; 1987, ch. 249, 31; 2011, ch. 137, 90.

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