2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 3 - Municipalities
Section 9 Absentee Voting
Section 3-9-3 Absentee voting; regular or special municipal elections; right to vote.

NM Stat § 3-9-3 (2015) What's This?

3-9-3. Absentee voting; regular or special municipal elections; right to vote.

A. Any voter entitled to vote in the municipal election may vote by absentee ballot for all candidates and on all questions appearing on the ballot at such regular or special election at the voter's assigned polling place, as if the voter were able to cast a ballot in person at such polling place.

B. A federal qualified elector entitled to vote in the municipal election may vote in a municipal election pursuant to the provisions of the Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act [1-6B-1 through 1-6B-17 NMSA 1978].

C. The provisions of this section shall also apply to a regular or special municipal election held in conjunction with any other political subdivision.

History: 1953 Comp., 14-8A-1 enacted by Laws 1973, ch. 375, 1; 1975, ch. 75, 1; 1978 Comp., 3-9-1, recompiled as 1978 Comp., 3-9-3 by Laws 1985, ch. 208, 91; 1993, ch. 22, 4; 1999, ch. 278, 26; 2009, ch. 278, 29; 2015, ch. 145, 88.

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