2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 3 - Municipalities
Section 9 Absentee Voting
Section 3-9-10 Delivery of absentee ballots to absent voter precinct.
3-9-10. Delivery of absentee ballots to absent voter precinct.
After 7:00 a.m. on election day, the municipal clerk shall deliver to the absent voter precinct board the absentee ballot register and the absent voter ballots received by the clerk, any electronic voting machines used and all absentee voting daily reports. Prior to 7:00 p.m. on election day, the municipal clerk shall deliver any ballots received on election day to the absent voter precinct board and the precinct board shall note the receipt of ballots in the absentee ballot register and on the absentee voter list. On delivery of the ballots, the municipal clerk or his designee shall remain in the presence of the absent voter precinct board until the clerk has observed the opening of all official mailing envelopes, the deposit of all ballots in the locked ballot box and the listing of the names on all of the official mailing envelopes in the absentee voter list. All functions of the absent voter precinct board shall be conducted in the place designated as the absent voter precinct.
History: 1978 Comp., 3-9-10, enacted by Laws 1985, ch. 208, 98; 1995, ch. 200, 9; 1999, ch. 278, 33; 2003, ch. 244, 17.
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