Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

N.M. Election Officials Seek Reform.(New Mexico)

Byline: S.U. Mahesh Journal Capitol Bureau

New System Would Clean Up Voter Rolls

SANTA FE New Mexico Secretary of State Rebecca Vigil-Giron said Monday her office is seeking $2 million from the Legislature to clean up state voting records.

Vigil-Giron told participants in an election reform forum that her staff is setting up a voter registration management system that would allow county election officials to update voter rolls to remove duplicate registrations as well as felons and dead people from voter lists.

Instead of revising voting records annually, Vigil-Giron said, the counties would be asked to send in quarterly updates under the new system. …

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