2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1 - Elections
Article 4 - Registration of Electors
Section 1-4-2 - Qualification for registration; right to vote in primary.

NM Stat § 1-4-2 (2016) What's This?

1-4-2. Qualification for registration; right to vote in primary.

A. Any resident of New Mexico who will be a qualified elector at the date of the next ensuing general election shall be permitted within the provisions of the Election Code to register and become a voter.

B. If a person who is seventeen years old will be a qualified elector on the day of the general election and registers to vote in accordance with the provisions of Subsection A of this section, for the purposes of the primary election, that person shall be considered to be a voter and may vote in the primary election immediately preceding that general election.

History: 1953 Comp., 3-4-2, enacted by Laws 1969, ch. 240, 60; 1975, ch. 255, 34; 2011, ch. 137, 30; 2016, ch. 28, 1.

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