2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 34 - Court Structure and Administration
Article 5 - Court of Appeals
Section 34-5-1 - Court of appeals; judges; election for staggered terms.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 34-5-1 (2017)

34-5-1. Court of appeals; judges; election for staggered terms.

The "court of appeals" of New Mexico consists of ten judges who are nominated and elected in the same manner as justices of the supreme court. No judge of the court of appeals shall be nominated or elected to any other than a judicial office in this state.

History: 1953 Comp., 16-7-1, enacted by Laws 1966, ch. 28, 1; 1972, ch. 32, 1; 1978, ch. 25, 1; 1990, ch. 35, 1.

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