New Mexico Prohibition of Property Acquisition by Aliens, Constitutional Amendment 1 (2006)

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New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 1, regarding the Protection of Right to Own Property was on the November 7, 2006 ballot in New Mexico as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1]

The amendment repealed Section 22 of Article 2 of the New Mexico Constitution. The repealed section mandated that unless otherwise provided by law, aliens who are not eligible to become citizens, and certain business entities that are majority-owned by such aliens, are prohibited from acquiring any interest in real property in New Mexico.

Election results

Amendment 1
Approveda Yes 330,309 69.9%

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