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New Mexico 1996 ballot measures

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Seven ballot measures were on the 1996 ballot in New Mexico.

All of them were proposed as legislatively-referred constitutional amendments to the New Mexico Constitution by the New Mexico State Legislature. They all passed.

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 State budget Limits distribution of state permanent funds and allows diversification of investments Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Elections Permits school districts to incur debt without an election Approveda
LRCA Amendment 3 Elections Provides for the recall of elected county officials Approveda
LRCA Amendment 4 Elections Changes constitutional amendment process to allow independent commission to submit amendments Approveda
LRCA Amendment 5 State legislature Raises per diem and mileage rates for legislators to standard IRS rates Approveda
LRCA Amendment 6 Admin of gov't Abolishes the state corporation commission and creates one regulatory agency for public services Approveda
LRCA Amendment 7 Natural resources Counties authorized to borrow money to buy property for open spaces Approveda

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