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

2008 Election Results

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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