State Legislation

On February 20, 2017, the New Mexico Senate passed the National Popular Vote bill by a 26-16 margin (Status of SB 42).  News article. On March 7, 2017, the House state Government, Indian, and Veteran's Affairs Committee approved the bill on a 5-4 vote, but on March 9, 2017, the House Local Government, Elections, Land Grants and Cultural Affairs" Committee tied 3-3, thereby defeating the bill in Mexico for the 2017 session.

On February 15, 2017, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the National Popular Vote bill by a 7-4 vote (Status of SB42). 

On February 3, 2017, the Senate Rules Committee approved the National Popular Vote bill by a 6-2 vote (Status of SB42).

In January 2017, Senator Mimi Stewart introduced the National Popular Vote bill (Status of SB42), as did Senator Carlos R. Cisneros (Status of SB54), and Senator Cisco McSorley (Status of SB102).  

On February 20, 2009, the New Mexico House of Representatives passed the National Popular Vote bill.

On January 2012, the Citizen Panel on the Electoral College and the National Popular Vote Plan created by a resolution of the New Mexico House of Representatives released its final report. The report was authored by Prof. Lonna Rae Atkeson (Director for the Study of Voting, Elections, and Democracy), Kim Proctor, and Jim Noel. View Report

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