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'''Five proposed constitutional amendments''' and '''four proposed bond issues''' appeared on the November 4, 2008 ballot in [[New Mexico]].  All of the [[ballot measure]]s gained a spot on the ballot through the process of [[legislative referral]].
 
'''Five proposed constitutional amendments''' and '''four proposed bond issues''' appeared on the November 4, 2008 ballot in [[New Mexico]].  All of the [[ballot measure]]s gained a spot on the ballot through the process of [[legislative referral]].
  
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==2008 Election Results==
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==On the ballot==
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| [[Legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|LR]] || [[New Mexico Mid-Term Salary Increases (2008)|Mid-term Salary Increases]] || [[:Category: Administration of government|Administration of government]] || Allow for midterm salary increases for county officers || <span style="color:red">'''Defeated'''</span>
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| [[Legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|LR]] || [[New Mexico School Board Amendment (2008)|School Board Amendment]] || [[:Category: Elections and campaigns|Elections]] || Allow some school boards to have 9 members; allow voting for school board by mail-in ballot  || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
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| [[Legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|LR]] || [[New Mexico Cabinet Secretary Confirmation Act (2008)|Cabinet Secretary Confirmation Act]] || [[:Category: Administration of government|Administration of government]] || Require confirmation of Cabinet Secretaries at the beginning of each term of a Governor  || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
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| [[Legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|LR]] || [[New Mexico School Elections Act (2008)|School Elections Act]] || [[:Category: Elections and campaigns|Elections]] || Allow school elections to be held at the same time as non-partisan elections. || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
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| [[Legislatively-referred constitutional amendment|LR]] || [[New Mexico Lieutenant Governor Vacancy Act (2008)|Lieutenant Governor Vacancy Act]] || [[:Category: Administration of government|Administration of government]] || In the case of a vacancy in the office of Lieutenant Governor, the Governor shall fill the vacany by appointment with the consent of the Senate. || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
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| [[Bond issue|BI]] || [[New Mexico Bond Question 1 (2008)|Bond Question 1]] || [[:Category:Bond issues, New Mexico|Bond issues]] ||  $14,725,000 bond for senior citizen facility improvements || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
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| [[Bond issue|BI]] || [[New Mexico Bond Question 2 (2008)|Bond Question 2]] || [[:Category:Bond issues, New Mexico|Bond issues]] ||  $11,019,000 for library acquisition || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
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| [[Bond issue|BI]] || [[New Mexico Bond Question 3 (2008)|Bond Question 3]] || [[:Category:Bond issues, New Mexico|Bond issues]] ||  $57,925,000 for health facility improvements || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
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| [[Bond issue|BI]] || [[New Mexico Bond Question 4 (2008)|Bond Question 4]] || [[:Category:Bond issues, New Mexico|Bond issues]] ||  $140,133,000 bond for higher ed and special ed enhancements || <span style="color:green">'''Approved'''</span>
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==See also==
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Latest revision as of 16:58, 5 November 2011

2010
2006

Five proposed constitutional amendments and four proposed bond issues appeared on the November 4, 2008 ballot in New Mexico. All of the ballot measures gained a spot on the ballot through the process of legislative referral.

National overview

On the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Amendment 1 Elections Allow some school boards to have 9 members; allow voting for school board by mail-in ballot Approveda
LRCA Amendment 2 Admin of gov't Allow for midterm salary increases for county officers Defeatedd
LRCA Amendment 3 Admin of gov't Require confirmation of Cabinet Secretaries at the beginning of each term of a Governor Approveda
LRCA Amendment 4 Elections Allow school elections to be held at the same time as nonpartisan elections. Approveda
LRCA Amendment 5 Admin of gov't Governor shall fill a Lt. Gov. vacancy by appointment with consent of Senate. Approveda
BI Bond Question 1 Bond issues $14,725,000 bond for senior citizen facility improvements Approveda
BI Bond Question 2 Bond issues $11,019,000 for library acquisition Approveda
BI Bond Question 3 Bond issues $57,925,000 for health facility improvements Approveda
BI Bond Question 4 Bond issues $140,133,000 bond for higher ed and special ed enhancements Approveda

See also

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