2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1 - Elections
Section 3 Precincts and Polling Places
Section 1-3-19 Election-day polling places; adequate resources. ()

NM Stat § 1-3-19 (2015) What's This?

1-3-19. Election-day polling places; adequate resources. ()

A. Each election-day polling place in a primary or general election that does not contain mail ballot election precincts or precincts consolidated pursuant to Section 1-3-4 NMSA 1978 shall comply with the requirements for polling places and precincts as provided in Subsections B and C of this section, unless the county clerk receives a written waiver from the secretary of state specifying the location and specific provision being waived.

B. Each polling place shall:

(1) have at least one voting system available to assist disabled voters to cast and record their votes; and

(2) be in a location that is accessible and compliant with the requirements of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

C. Each precinct polling place located within a single polling place shall have:

(1) a separate precinct board and signature roster for the precinct;

(2) at least one optical scan tabulator for the precinct; and

(3) sufficient spaces for at least five voters to simultaneously and privately mark their ballots, with at least one of those spaces wheelchair-accessible, for the precinct.

History: Laws 2013, ch. 189, 1.

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