2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1 - Elections
Section 2 Election Officers and Boards
Section 1-2-20 Messengers; compensation.

NM Stat § 1-2-20 (2015) What's This?

1-2-20. Messengers; compensation.

A. The county clerk may appoint messengers to deliver ballot boxes, poll books, keys, election supplies and other materials pertaining to the election. Messengers may also be authorized to collect absentee ballots and removable media storage devices from polling places and deliver them to locations designated by the county clerk.

B. Messengers shall be paid mileage as provided in the Per Diem and Mileage Act [10-8-1 through 10-8-8 NMSA 1978] each way over the usually traveled route. The mileage shall be paid within thirty days following the date of election if funds are available for payment.

History: 1953 Comp., 3-2-18, enacted by Laws 1969, ch. 240, 39; 1973, ch. 4, 1; 1981, ch. 159, 5; 2007, ch. 337, 6; 2015, ch. 145, 10.

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