2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1 - Elections
Section 6 Absentee Voting
Section 1-6-4.3 Third party agents collecting absentee ballot applications.

NM Stat § 1-6-4.3 (2015) What's This?

1-6-4.3. Third party agents collecting absentee ballot applications.

A. A person or organization that is not part of a government agency and that collects absentee ballot applications shall submit the applications to the appropriate office for filing within forty-eight hours of their completion or the next business day if the appropriate office is closed for that forty-eight-hour period.

B. A person who collects absentee ballot applications and fails to submit a voter's completed absentee ballot application is guilty of a petty misdemeanor.

C. A person who intentionally alters another voter's completed absentee ballot application is guilty of a fourth degree felony.

History: Laws 2005, ch. 270, 41; 2007, ch. 337, 9.

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