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Measure Details

Constitutional Amendment 1

New Mexico Ballot Measure - measure

Election: Nov. 6, 2018 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Categories:
Legislative Branch
Judicial Branch

Yes
337,966
(58.16%)

Argument For

No
243,100
(41.84%)

Argument Against

Summary

Constitutional Amendment 1 would give the legislature authority to prescribe the court that will hear an appeal of a case decided in a probate, metropolitan, magistrate or other inferior court, and it removes the default requirement that appeals of cases decided in those courts be heard de novo through a new trial in district court.

Measure Text

Proposing an amendment to Article 6, Section 13 of the Constitution of New Mexico to give the legislature authority to provide for Appellate Jurisdiction by Statute.

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