New Mexico Constitutional Amendment 2 (2002)

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New Mexico's Constitutional Amendment 2 is a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment that proposes to amend Section 1 of Article 7 to make two changes to qualifications for voters. It establishes 18 years, rather than 21 years, as the age of eligibility to vote in order to conform to the voting age established by the United States constitution. It also removes the language excluding idiots and insane persons from those qualified to vote.


The measure failed with yes votes of 43.0% in 2002.

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