New Mexico Constitution

The Constitution of the State of New Mexico was adopted by Constitutional Convention on November 21, 1910.  It was  ratified on November 5, 1911.  It became effective on January 6, 1912, when New Mexico was admitted to the Union.  There are 24 Articles in the New Mexico Constitution.  Article II contains a bill of rights.

Article XIX of the New Mexico Constitution provides that the Constitution can be amended through a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment or through a constitutional convention.

Full Text of New Mexico Constitution


Inside New Mexico Constitution