2016 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 1 - Elections
Article 7 - Political Parties
Section 1-7-3 - Rules and regulations; contents.

NM Stat § 1-7-3 (2016) What's This?

1-7-3. Rules and regulations; contents.

The secretary of state and the county clerk shall not accept the rules and regulations of any political party for filing unless such rules and regulations provide:

A. a method for nominating candidates for the general election;

B. a method for calling and conducting conventions;

C. a method for selection of delegates to conventions;

D. a method for selection of state central committee members, a state chairman and other party officers, and all other members of governing bodies of the party;

E. a method for filling vacancies in party offices, committees and other governing bodies;

F. the powers and duties of party officers, committees and other governing bodies;

G. for the structure of the state and county party organizations;

H. that meetings to elect any party officers, including delegates, shall be held at a public place during the week specified by the state party chairman;

I. that notice of such meetings shall be published by the officers of the county party organization in a newspaper of general circulation at least fourteen days prior to the meeting and the notice shall specify the time, date and place for holding the meeting; and

J. a method for amending the party rules and regulations.

History: 1953 Comp., 3-7-3, enacted by Laws 1969, ch. 240, 146.

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