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==Signature requirements==
 
==Signature requirements==
  
* For [[veto referendum]], signatures must equal 10% of voters in the previous general election.  A total of 607,707 voters cast ballots in the 2010 elections.  For 2012, this equals to 60,771.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.nm.us/10GenResults/SOSNMG10CAN.pdf ''New Mexico Secretary of State'' "2010 Election Ballots"]</ref>
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* For [[veto referendum]], signatures must equal 10% of voters in the previous general election.  A total of 607,707 voters cast ballots in the 2010 elections.  For 2012, this equals to 60,771.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.nm.us/10GenResults/SOSNMG10CAN.pdf ''New Mexico Secretary of State'' "2010 Election Results"]</ref>
  
 
===Geographic distribution===
 
===Geographic distribution===

Revision as of 10:54, 28 February 2011

New Mexico's signature requirements are based on the number of qualified voters in the last general election. There are no provisions for statutory initiatives or initiated constitutional amendments in the state of New Mexico. Citizen reform on government may only be exercised through the veto referendum.

Signature requirements

  • For veto referendum, signatures must equal 10% of voters in the previous general election. A total of 607,707 voters cast ballots in the 2010 elections. For 2012, this equals to 60,771.[1]

Geographic distribution

  • Signatures must be from 3/4 of the counties in New Mexico.

Signature deadlines

2012

The deadline to submit signatures for a veto referendum on the 2012 ballot in New Mexico is July 6, 2012[2]. This is four months before the general election[2].

External links

References

  1. New Mexico Secretary of State "2010 Election Results"
  2. 2.0 2.1 [Confirmed with New Mexico SOS via e-mail on 01/28/2011]