Bribery in polling station is not allowed any one found committing the offence is usually charged in the court. New Mexico election laws also prohibit false voting, intimidation coercision and any form of election crime. The difference between Pennsylvania and New Mexico Election Laws Pennsylvania does not allow its citizens to do early voting.
This has made election days to be tiresome as early voting does ease the pressure on the infrastructure during Election Day, while early voting is highly encouraged in New Mexico. The deadline for voters’ registration for Pennsylvania is usually thirty days to the Election Day, while for New Mexico is twenty eight days to the day of election. The voter’s identification card is normally used to vote in Pennsylvania.
The Pennsylvania sate issued the voters identification card to its residence through the commission of registration, to be given voter’s identification card one must produce an original or a photo copy of a bank statement, utility bill, pay check, government check, current utility bill, student identification card, government check, bank check, pay check or any document from the government including IDs given by India tribal government or a pueblo indicating the address and name of the applicant.
While in New Mexico Voters identification card is not required as a proof for identification the following are required; An original or a photo copy of a bank statement, utility bill, pay check, government check, current utility bill, student identification card, government check, bank check, pay check or any document from the government including IDs given by India tribal government or a pueblo indicating the address and name of the applicant. The address should not be the same as the one in the registration certificate of the voter.
Or he can produce an original or a photocopy of the most recent and valid photograph with an address or with out an address. The address should not be the same as the one in the registration certificate of the voter. The use of camera and video within the polling station is not restricted in Pennsylvania; such that voter can enter into a voting booth and record is own proceeding. The Pennsylvania election board has power to pass law stopping the use of camera and video within the polling station.
While in New Mexico the law does not allow people to carry camera and videos with them within the voting machine. (Moritz 2006 page 25 – 47). Conclusion Pennsylvania should allow people to vote early. This will reduce the workforce that they do have during the Election Day. The use of camera and video near the voting machine ought to be burned because voting should be treated with a lot of confidentiality. New Mexico needs to borrow some few practices from Pennsylvania like adoption of voters’ identification cards, given that the documents used by New Mexico are more prone to forgery.
New Mexico State laws retrieved from the New Mexico State. com on 3rd December 2008. Pennsylvania State Election Laws, retrieved from Pennsylvania election board. com on 3rd December 2008. Robert. P 2006, “Election Laws of United States” Dian Publisher, Page 12 -123. Moritz H 2006 “Election laws” Oxford publishers, page 25 – 47. http://www. google. co. ke/search? hl=en&client=firefox-a&channel=s&rls=org. mozilla:en-US:official&q=related:moritzlaw. osu. edu/electionlaw/comments/articles. php%3FID%3D3349