CITY of ALBUQUERQUE

TWENTIETH COUNCIL
COUNCIL BILL NO. SPONSORED BY: O-13-52 Don Harris ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

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ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 15(a) OF CITY CHARTER ARTICLE XIII, THE ELECTION CODE, REGARDING THE TIME PERIOD FOR EARLY VOTING FOR RUNOFF ELECTIONS. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE: Section 1. follows: Section 15. EARLY VOTING. “(a) An Early Voter may vote in person on a voting machine beginning on Article XIII, Section 15(a) of the City Charter is amended as

the twentieth day before the election [for any regular or special election, and beginning on the seventh day before the election for a runoff election] in the office of the City Clerk and any other alternate early voting location as established in an election resolution until the Friday immediately before the date of the election.” Section 2. SEVERABILITY CLAUSE. If any section, paragraph, sentence,

clause, word or phrase of this ordinance is for any reason held to be invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this ordinance. The Council hereby declares that it would have passed this ordinance and each section, paragraph, sentence, clause, word or phrase thereof irrespective of any provision being declared unconstitutional or otherwise invalid. Section 3. COMPILATION. This ordinance shall be incorporated in and

made part of the City Charter in the Revised Ordinances of Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1994.

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Section 4.

EFFECTIVE DATE. This ordinance shall take effect five days

after publication by title and general summary.

ordinances\charteramndmntrunoff.

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