New Mexico Amendment 2, Public Education Funding Act (September 2003)

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New Mexico Amendment 2, also known as the Public Education Funding Act, was on the September 23, 2003 special election ballot in New Mexico as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. It passed in a squeaker, with a margin of just 195 votes.

Question 2 allowed for a limited additional distribution from the state's permanent funds to bolster funding for the state's public school districts.

Election results

Amendment 2
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 92,198 50.05%
No92,00349.95%

Text of measure

New Mexico Constitution
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Preamble
Articles
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Question


Provides for a limited additional distribution from the permanent funds to provide more money for public schools to implement and maintain educational reforms and for other permanent fund recipients.

Constitutional changes

Question 2 amended Section 6 of Article 12 of the New Mexico Constitution.

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