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New Mexico 2008 ballot measures

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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 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


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