New Mexico, USA, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Constitutional Convention

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
New Mexico, USA
Political level
regional
Local Name:
Constitutional Convention
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

New Mexico Constitution, Article XIX, Section 2
Whenever the legislature, by a two-thirds vote of the members elected to each house, deems it necessary to call a convention to revise or amend this constitution, they shall submit the question of calling such convention to the electors at the next general election, and if a majority of all the electors voting on such questions at said election in the state votes in favor of calling a convention, the legislature shall, at the next session, provide by law for calling the same. Such convention shall consist of at least as many delegates as there are members of the house of representatives.
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Source: Constitution of the State of New Mexico of 1911 (current through 2012 legislative session)

Subject Matter:

calling for a constitutional convention

Actors

Author:
Authority : The question must pass by a 2/3 majority of each house of legislature (New Mexico Constitution, Article XIX, Section 2).
Initiator:
Law : Constitution
Decision maker:
Electorate : The question requires a simple majority of positive votes on the question to pass (New Mexico Constitution, Article XIX, Section 2).

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
Legal source does not mention turnout quorum
Approval Quorum:
Question requires a simple majority of votes on it to pass
Geographical Quorum:
Legal source does not meniton geographical quorum
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Procedural Elements

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New Mexico Constitution, Article XIX, Section 2

[...] if a majority of all the electors voting on such questions at said election in the state votes in favor of calling a convention, the legislature shall, at the next session, provide by law for calling the same. Such convention shall consist of at least as many delegates as there are members of the house of representatives.
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Source: Constitution of the State of New Mexico of 1911 (current through 2012 legislative session)

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