1st Day to Destroy Ballots From Previous General Election
NMSA 1978, Section 1-12-69. Disposition of paper ballots. (2008)
A.Paper ballots marked by voters and all records related to votingin any election in which a federal candidate appears on the ballot shall beretained and preserved for a period of twenty-two months from the date ofthe election.
F.At least three days prior to the destruction by the county clerk of paper ballots marked by voters and records related to voting, the county clerk shall notify the county chair of each political party participating in the election of the time, place and date thereof. The chair of each political party may be present or may have the chairs accreditedrepresentative present.