2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 3 - Municipalities
Section 9 Absentee Voting
Section 3-9-12 Canvass; recount or recheck; disposition.

NM Stat § 3-9-12 (2015) What's This?

3-9-12. Canvass; recount or recheck; disposition.

Where no voting machines are used to register absentee ballots, such ballots shall be canvassed, recounted and disposed of in the manner provided by the Municipal Election Code [Chapter 3, Articles 8 and 9 NMSA 1978] for the canvassing, recounting and disposition of paper ballots. Where voting machines are used to register absentee ballots, such ballots shall be canvassed and rechecked in the manner provided by the Municipal Election Code for the canvassing and recheck of ballots cast on a voting machine; provided, in the event of a contest, voting machines used to register absentee ballots shall not be rechecked, but the absentee ballots shall be recounted in the manner provided by the Municipal Election Code.

History: 1978 Comp., 3-9-12, enacted by Laws 1985, ch. 208, 100; 2009, ch. 278, 37.

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