Election Bills Sponsored by Senator Ivey-Soto
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This bill -- which is now law -- was featured by KOB's 4 Wants To Know and fixes disclosure issues uncovered by their investigative team in the way campaign contributions are reported by candidates and industry groups.
This bill -- which is now law -- satisfied concerns raised by a federal judge regarding minor political parties, and also aligned all general election candidates to file on the same day and time.
This constitutional amendment -- approved by a majority of the people in the 2014 general election as Constitutional Amendment 4 -- allows judges seeking retention to be treated the same as other general election candidates.
This bill -- the content of which was included in SB 643 (2015) and is now law -- places in law language I negotiated with the pentagon and the state department on best practices for protecting the vote for deployed service members and overseas citizens, and the bill was supported by the New Mexico National Guard and the Department of Veteran's Services.
This bill -- the concept of which was included in SB 643 (2015) and is now law -- provides more accountability in the prosecution of suspected election crimes to protect our voting process.
This bill -- the content of which was included in SB 643 (2015) and is now law -- allows New Mexico to join the national Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC) to verify the information of registered voters and to reach out to new resident to encourage them to register to vote.
This bill -- the content of which was included in SB 643 (2015) and is now law -- makes significant improvements and modernizations to our Election Code and was endorsed by the County Clerks Affiliate.
This bill -- the content of which was ultimately included in SB 643 (2015) and is now law -- was written in conjunction with the statewide County Clerks Affiliate and modernizes many aspects of our elections.
This bill seeks to align all local non-partisan elections (school board) to the same day and time in odd-numbered years. It is a continuing project and will be reintroduced.
This bill would have provided more accountability in early voting for school elections.
This bill would have provided for verification of the identity of voters when casting ballots in person.
This bill would have provided political parties more flexibility in the timing for electing officers.
This bill would have clarified the voting rights of persons receiving a pardon by the Governor.
This bill would have modernized the term "precinct board" to "election board" since in many parts of the state voting locations are no longer based on precincts.