2015 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 3 - Municipalities
Section 9 Absentee Voting
Section 3-9-9 Absent voter precinct.

NM Stat § 3-9-9 (2015) What's This?

3-9-9. Absent voter precinct.

For the purposes of absentee voting, the governing body shall create a special absent voter precinct, cause an absent voter precinct board to be appointed consisting of election judges and election clerks as provided in the Municipal Election Code [Chapter 3, Articles 8 and 9 NMSA 1978] and shall designate a polling place for the counting and tallying of absentee ballots in the election on election day. The municipal clerk shall administer the oath to the election judges. A regular precinct board may be designated to serve as the absent voter precinct board. Members of the absent voter precinct board shall receive the same compensation as other precinct board members, but in no case shall a precinct board member who also serves as a member of the absent voter precinct board be entitled to extra compensation for serving on the absent voter precinct board.

History: 1953 Comp., 14-8A-10, enacted by Laws 1973, ch. 375, 10; 1978 Comp., 3-9-10, recompiled as 1978 Comp., 3-9-9 by Laws 1985, ch. 208, 97; 1995, ch. 200, 8; 1999, ch. 278, 32.

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