New Mexico Higher Education and Special Schools Bonds, Bond Question C (2012)

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Bond Question C
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Type:legislatively-referred state statute
Referred by:New Mexico State Legislature
Topic:Bond issues
New Mexico Bond Question C was a legislatively-referred bond question on the November 6, 2012 ballot in the state of New Mexico, where it was approved.

The measure authorized bonds to make capital expenditures for certain higher education improvements. The bonds cannot exceed $120,000,000.

Election results

See also: 2012 ballot measure election results

The following are unofficial election results:

New Mexico Bond Question C (2012)
Approveda Yes 411,017 61.12%

Results via New Mexico Secretary of State (dead link) as of 11/09/2012.

Text of the measure

Ballot language

The language that voters saw on the ballot read as follows:[1]

The 2012 Capital Projects General Obligation Bond Act authorizes the issuance and sale of higher education and special schools capital improvement and acquisition bonds. Shall the state be authorized to issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed one hundred twenty million dollars ($120,000,000) to make capital expenditures for certain higher education and special school capital improvements and acquisitions and provide for a general property tax imposition and levy for the payment of principal of, interest on and expenses incurred in connection with the issuance of the bonds and the collection of the tax as permitted by law?

For ____________

Against ____________[2]


No formal campaign in favor of the measure was identified by Ballotpedia.


No formal campaign in opposition of the measure was identified by Ballotpedia.

Path to the ballot

According to Article XIX of the New Mexico Constitution, it takes a majority vote of all members of both houses of the New Mexico State Legislature to refer a proposed measure to the ballot.

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  1. New Mexico Secretary of State, "The 2012 General Election ballots shall contain the following language," accessed October 3, 2012
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.