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'''Five proposed constitutional amendments''' and '''four proposed bond issues''' will be 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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'''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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| '''SJR-7''' || [[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 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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| '''SJR-6''' || [[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 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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| '''SJR-1''' || [[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 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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| '''SJR-4''' || [[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 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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| '''SJR-8''' || [[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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| [[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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| - || [[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 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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| - || [[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 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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| - || [[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 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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| - || [[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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| [[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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Revision as of 13:50, 3 December 2008

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

Certified for the ballot

Type Title Subject Description Outcome
LR Mid-term Salary Increases Administration of government Allow for midterm salary increases for county officers Defeated
LR School Board Amendment Elections Allow some school boards to have 9 members; allow voting for school board by mail-in ballot Approved
LR Cabinet Secretary Confirmation Act Administration of government Require confirmation of Cabinet Secretaries at the beginning of each term of a Governor Approved
LR School Elections Act Elections Allow school elections to be held at the same time as non-partisan elections. Approved
LR Lieutenant Governor Vacancy Act 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. Approved
BI Bond Question 1 Bond issues $14,725,000 bond for senior citizen facility improvements Approved
BI Bond Question 2 Bond issues $11,019,000 for library acquisition Approved
BI Bond Question 3 Bond issues $57,925,000 for health facility improvements Approved
BI Bond Question 4 Bond issues $140,133,000 bond for higher ed and special ed enhancements Approved

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