2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1 - Elections
Section 20 Offenses and Penalties
Section 1-20-16 Electioneering too close to the polling place.
1-20-16. Electioneering too close to the polling place.
A. Electioneering too close to the polling place consists of any form of campaigning within:
(1) one hundred feet of the building in which the polling place is located on election day when voting at a school, church or private residence; and
(2) one hundred feet of the door through which voters may enter to vote at the office of the county clerk, an alternate voting location, a mobile voting site or any location used as a polling place on election day that is not a school, church or private residence.
B. Electioneering includes the display or distribution of signs or campaign literature, campaign buttons, t-shirts, hats, pins or other such items and includes the verbal or electronic solicitation of votes for a candidate or question.
C. Whoever commits electioneering too close to the polling place is guilty of a petty misdemeanor.
History: 1953 Comp., 3-20-14, enacted by Laws 1969, ch. 240, 440; 2011, ch. 137, 104.
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