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A. The board of county commissioners having jurisdiction over the election shall create and define, by order, the voting precincts in the proposed district, and shall name the polling places within each district. The board of county commissioners shall also select and appoint the judges and other necessary officers for the conduct of the election.
B. Immediately after the election, the officers holding the election shall make returns of the results to the board of county commissioners having jurisdiction. The board of county commissioners shall canvass the vote and returns and enter an order declaring the results of the election. If it is found that a majority of the votes cast are in favor of the creation of the district, the board of county commissioners shall enter an order declaring the establishment of the district. If the proposed district embraces more than one county, the board of county commissioners having jurisdiction shall enter an order declaring the establishment of the district only in the territory included in each county in which the majority of the votes cast were in favor of its creation. A copy of the order shall be transmitted to the county clerk of each county in which a portion of the district lies and shall be filed by him as a public record.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Mexico Statutes Chapter 76. Agriculture § 76-7-11. Conduct of election; declaration of results - last updated May 06, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nm/chapter-76-agriculture/nm-st-sect-76-7-11/
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