2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1 - Elections
Section 2 Election Officers and Boards
Section 1-2-27 Watchers; appointment.

NM Stat § 1-2-27 (2015) What's This?

1-2-27. Watchers; appointment.

A. An election-related organization may appoint watchers in a county if the organization provides a written notice to the secretary of state at least ten days prior to the election date and specifies the names of the qualified appointees. The secretary of state shall notify the county clerk of the qualified appointees at least five days before the election.

B. Any group of three candidates for elected office may appoint watchers in a county if the candidates provide a written notice to the secretary of state at least ten days prior to the election date and specify the names of the qualified appointees. The secretary of state shall notify the county clerk of the qualified appointees at least five days before the election.

History: 1953 Comp., 3-2-25, enacted by Laws 1969, ch. 240, 46; 1975, ch. 255, 26; 2003, ch. 377, 1; 2005, ch. 270, 14; 2011, ch. 137, 25.

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