2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1 - Elections
Section 6 Absentee Voting
Section 1-6-5.6 Early voting; alternate voting locations; procedures.

NM Stat § 1-6-5.6 (2015) What's This?

1-6-5.6. Early voting; alternate voting locations; procedures.

The county clerk shall:

A. ensure that voters have adequate access to alternate voting locations for early voting in the county, taking into consideration population density and travel time to the location of voting;

B. ensure that early voters are not allowed to vote in person on election day;

C. ensure that adequate interpreters are available at alternate voting locations in those precincts having a majority of qualified electors who are part of a recognized language minority; and

D. based on rules adopted by the secretary of state, allow for mobile alternate voting locations in rural areas of the state that may be set up temporarily in specified precincts of the county during the period when early voting is allowed at alternate voting locations.

History: Laws 2003, ch. 357, 6; 2005, ch. 270, 45; 2007, ch. 193, 1; 2009, ch. 251, 7; 2011, ch. 137, 41.

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