2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1 - Elections
Section 6 Absentee Voting
Section 1-6-5.8 Early voting; Native American early voting locations.

NM Stat § 1-6-5.8 (2015) What's This?

1-6-5.8. Early voting; Native American early voting locations.

A county clerk shall provide at least one alternate early voting or mobile alternate voting location on Indian nation, tribal or pueblo land when requested by the Indian nation, tribe or pueblo in the county; provided that:

A. the Indian nation, tribe or pueblo submits a written request to the county clerk no later than the first Monday in November of each odd-numbered year;

B. the alternate early voting or mobile alternate voting location may operate for less than the full early voting period, to be decided upon between the Indian nation, tribe or pueblo and the county clerk;

C. the county clerk may limit voting to precincts on and near the Indian nation, tribe or pueblo;

D. the location of the alternate early voting or mobile alternate voting location on Indian nation, tribal or pueblo land conforms to the requirements for alternate early voting locations, except as specified in this section;

E. the county clerk provides federally mandated language translators at the alternate early voting or mobile alternate voting locations;

F. the Indian nation, tribe or pueblo provides the facility and services for the alternate early voting or mobile alternate voting location; and

G. the costs of voting equipment and personnel for the alternate early voting or mobile alternate voting locations on Indian nation, tribal or pueblo land pursuant to this section are reimbursed to the county by the secretary of state.

History: Laws 2009, ch. 251, 2.

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