New Mexico Candidacy Declarations in Judicial Retention Elections Amendment (2014)

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Candidacy Declarations in Judicial Retention Elections Amendment
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Constitution:Constitutional amendment
Referred by:New Mexico Legislature
Topic:Elections and campaigns on the ballot
Status:On the ballot
2014 measures
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November 4
Dates for School Elections Amendment
Board of Regents Amendment
Candidacy Declaration in Judicial Retention Elections Amendment
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The New Mexico Dates for School Elections Amendment is on the November 4, 2014 ballot in New Mexico as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. The measure, upon voter approval, would permit the legislature to set the date for filing declarations of candidacy for judicial retention elections.[1]

The proposed amendment was sponsored in the New Mexico Legislature by Rep. James E. Smith (R-22) and Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto (D-15) as Senate Joint Resolution 16.[2]

Path to the ballot

See also: Amending the New Mexico Constitution

According to Article XIX of the New Mexico Constitution, a simple majority was required in the legislature to refer the amendment to the ballot. SJR 16 was approved in the New Mexico Senate on February 16, 2014.[3] The amendment was approved in the New Mexico House on February 19, 2014.[4]

Senate vote

February 16, 2014 Senate vote

New Mexico SJR 16 Senate Vote
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 42 100.00%
No00.00%

House vote

February 19, 2014 House vote

New Mexico SJR 16 House Vote
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 66 100.00%
No00.00%

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