You have Referendum rights, whereby citizens can suspend a statute passed by the Legislature by collecting enough petition signatures to place the statute on the statewide ballot for a decision by the voters. Voters do not enjoy any process for Initiative.
See the results of a poll on support for statewide initiative & referendum here.
Click here to view New Mexico’s individual report in Of the People, By the People, For the People: A 2010 Report Card on Statewide Voter Initiative Rights.
State Balloting Process
In 1910 statehood was just around the corner, and New Mexico voters
elected delegates to a convention that drew up a constitution for the
proposed new state… Read More
Ballot Qualifications & Schedule
There is currently no statewide initiative in New Mexico. Join Citizens in Charge Foundation and volunteer to help organize your state.