2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1 - Elections
Section 12 Conduct of Elections
Section 1-12-22 Conduct of election; challenges; disposition.

NM Stat § 1-12-22 (2015) What's This?

1-12-22. Conduct of election; challenges; disposition.

Challenges shall be handled as follows:

A. if the challenge is unanimously affirmed by the presiding judge and the two election judges, the person shall be furnished a provisional paper ballot. The election clerks shall enter such voter's name in the checklist of registered voters, and the voter shall sign the voter's name in the signature roster. The word "Affirmed" shall be written opposite such voter's name under the challenge notation in the signature roster and checklist of registered voters, together with the number of the ballot so furnished; or

B. if the challenge is not unanimously affirmed by the presiding judge and the two election judges, the voter shall be allowed to vote, and the election clerks shall enter the words "Not Affirmed" under the challenge notation after the voter's name in the signature roster and the checklist of registered voters.

History: 1953 Comp., 3-12-39, enacted by Laws 1969, ch. 240, 275; 1987, ch. 249, 33; 1991, ch. 105, 28; 2011, ch. 137, 92.

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