2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1 - Elections
Section 2 Election Officers and Boards
Section 1-2-21 Challengers; appointment.

NM Stat § 1-2-21 (2015) What's This?

1-2-21. Challengers; appointment.

A. The county chair of each political party represented on the ballot may appoint in writing challengers for each polling location. If more than one challenger is appointed to a polling location, the challengers shall be listed in ranking order.

B. If any county chair fails to make such appointments, the precinct chair of the political party may appoint in writing one challenger for the polling location corresponding to the precinct.

C. If any precinct chair fails to make such appointments, or if no person properly appointed is present at the polling place and offers to serve, the voters present belonging to that political party may appoint one challenger in writing.

History: 1953 Comp., 3-2-19, enacted by Laws 1969, ch. 240, 40; 1975, ch. 255, 21; 2011, ch. 137, 20.

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