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9:38 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Votes on Proposed New Mexico State Amendments Rolling In

The Associated Press reports the following results. 

  • Amendment 1 - Judicial Commission
    462 of 1,510 precincts - 31 percent
    Yes, 238,133- 60 percent
    No, 159,182 - 40 percent
  • Amendment 2 - Increasing the qualifications of Public Regulation Commission Commissioners  
    462 of 1,510 precincts - 31 percent
    Yes, 326,855 - 82 percent
    No, 73,426 - 18 percent
  • Amendment 3 - Remove authority to charter and regulate corporations from the Public Regulation Commission and provide authority to charter corporations to the Secretary of State.
    461 of 1,510 precincts - 31 percent
    Yes, 194,542 - 51 percent
    No, 187,985 - 49 percent
  • Amendment 4 - Remove the regulation of insurance companies and others engaged in risk assumption from the Public Regulation Commission and place it under a Superintendent of Insurance Nominating Committee as provided by law.  
    456  of 1,510 precincts - 30 percent
    Yes, 197,332 - 51 percent
    No, 188,908 - 49 percent
  • Amendment 5 - To add a new section that provides for the organization of an independent Public Defender Department
    441 of 1,510 precincts - 29 percent
    Yes, 240,704 - 62 percent
    No, 147,565 - 38 percent