A. In any district having an irrigable area of twenty-five thousand acres or less, a “qualified elector” is any person who:

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes 73-10-7

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.

(1)     owns one-half acre or more of agricultural land within the district or has evidence of title to such lands or is a purchaser of such lands under contract for the purchase of such lands from the state; or

(2)     is a resident entryman of public lands within the district; and

(3)     meets all other requirements of Section 73-10-7 N.M. Stat. Ann..

B. Any person who meets the qualifications of Section [Paragraph] A(1) is a resident freeholder.