2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1 - Elections
Section 2 Election Officers and Boards
Section 1-2-22 Challengers, watchers and election observers; qualifications; restrictions.

NM Stat § 1-2-22 (2015) What's This?

1-2-22. Challengers, watchers and election observers; qualifications; restrictions.

Challengers and watchers shall be voters of a precinct located in that county to which they are appointed. No person shall be qualified for appointment or service as a challenger, watcher or election observer:

A. who is a candidate for any office to be voted for at the election;

B. who is a spouse, parent, child, brother or sister of any candidate to be voted for at the election;

C. who is married to a parent, child, brother or sister of any candidate to be voted for at the election or who is the parent of the spouse of any candidate to be voted for at the election; or

D. who is a sheriff, deputy sheriff, marshal, deputy marshal or state or municipal police officer.

History: 1953 Comp., 3-2-20, enacted by Laws 1969, ch. 240, 41; 1975, ch. 255, 22; 1987, ch. 249, 4; 2011, ch. 137, 21.

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