Non-citizen voting bill proposed

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) — A powerful state lawmaker wants to make sure election officials are checking that non-citizens are not registered to vote in New Mexico.
    
Senate GOP Whip William Payne of Albuquerque has introduced a bill requiring the secretary of state to periodically check the state's voter registration for non-citizens who are not allowed to vote.
    
In 2011, secretary of state Dianna Duran’s office said it found at least 100 people who appeared to be non-citizens.

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New Mexico (change)

 
New Mexico is located in the southwestern region of the U.S. Inhabited by Native American populations for many centuries, New Mexico has also been part of Imperial Spain, part of Mexico, and a U.S. territory.
 
Offices & Officials

Governor: Susana Martinez
Lieutenant Governor: John Sanchez
Attorney General: Gary King
Secretary of State: Dianna J. Durán

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