2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1 - Elections
Section 2 Election Officers and Boards
Section 1-2-14 Precinct boards; notice of appointment.

NM Stat § 1-2-14 (2015) What's This?

1-2-14. Precinct boards; notice of appointment.

A. Immediately after the appointment of the precinct boards, the county clerk shall:

(1) make and certify a list of the names of the appointees for each polling location, by precinct where applicable, post the list in a conspicuous and accessible place in the county clerk's office and keep it posted for five days and send a copy of the list upon request to the county chair of each political party participating in the election and to the secretary of state; and

(2) notify each person appointed, request the person's acceptance and keep a record of all notifications and acceptances.

B. If any person appointed to a precinct board fails to accept the appointment within two weeks after the notice was sent or communicated, the county clerk shall appoint another qualified person for the precinct board.

History: 1953 Comp., 3-2-13, enacted by Laws 1969, ch. 240, 34; 1975, ch. 255, 18; 1991, ch. 105, 5; 2011, ch. 137, 17.

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