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Measure Details

Increasing the Membership of the Judicial Standards Commission from 11 to 13

New Mexico Ballot Measure - Constitutional Amendment 1

Election: Nov. 6, 2012 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Categories:
Government Operations
Judicial Branch

Yes
403,149
(60.23%)

Argument For

No
266,170
(39.77%)

Argument Against

Summary

Constitutional Amendment 1 proposes to amend Article 6, Section 32 of the Constitution of New Mexico by adding two members to serve on the Judicial Standards Commission ("Commission"), thereby increasing the membership from 11 to 13. The amendment specifies that one of the additional members must be a municipal judge who would serve a four year term and would be selected in a manner established by the Legislature, and the other additional member must be a citizen, who is not also a justice, judge or magistrate of any court, nor licensed to practice law in this state, and who would serve a five-year term and would be appointed by the Governor.

Measure Text

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT 1
Proposing an amendment to Article 6, Section 32 of the Constitution of New Mexico to provide for two additional members to sit on the judicial standards
commission, a municipal judge and a public member.

ENMIENDA CONSTITUCIONAL 1
Propone una enmienda al Artículo 6, Sección 32 de la Constitución de Nuevo Mexico para permitir que dos miembros adicionales se sienten en la comisión de estándares judiciales un juez municipal y un miembro público.

FOR / (A FAVOR)
AGAINST / (EN CONTRA)

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