The New Mexico Constitution is the fundamental governing document of the state of New Mexico.
The New Mexico Constitution contains a preamble followed by 24 articles.
New Mexico does not have the statewide initiative process. However, New Mexico does have the popular referendum process.
The current (and first) New Mexico Constitution was adopted on January 6, 1912.
The current constitution has been amended 70 times.
The most recent amendments to the New Mexico Constitution, of which there were two, were approved by voters in 2020.
New Mexico does not feature a process for initiated constitutional amendments. Thus, amendments in New Mexico can be put on the ballot through referral by the legislature or by a constitutional convention.