2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1 - Elections
Section 2 Election Officers and Boards
Section 1-2-16 Precinct board; compensation.

NM Stat § 1-2-16 (2015) What's This?

1-2-16. Precinct board; compensation.

A. Members of a precinct board shall be compensated for their services at the rate of not less than the federal minimum hourly wage rate nor more than two hundred dollars ($200) for an election day.

B. Members of a precinct board assigned to alternate voting locations or absent voter precincts may be compensated at an hourly rate set by the county clerk.

C. Compensation shall be paid within thirty days following the date of election.

D. For purposes of determining eligibility for membership in the public employees retirement association and pursuant to the provisions of Subsection B of Section 10-11-3 NMSA 1978, precinct board members are designated as seasonal employees.

History: 1953 Comp., 3-2-15, enacted by Laws 1969, ch. 240, 36; 1975, ch. 255, 19; 1981, ch. 159, 4; 1987, ch. 226, 1; 1987, ch. 249, 2; 1991, ch. 77, 1; 1999, ch. 236, 2; 2001, ch. 44, 1; 2011, ch. 137, 18; 2012, ch. 26, 1.

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