Research Center

Connect the Dots

 

As part of its mission to provide the public with educational information, Common Cause works to produce research reports about campaign contributions and their correlation with important legislation in New Mexico.  Over the past five years, Common Cause has produced five reports in its Connect the Dots research series.  Please see the following links for a PDF of each report.

 

NEW!! The Role of Campaign Contributions in New Mexico Health Policy

 

The Oil and Gas Industry's Influence on New Mexico Politics

 

The Role of the Health Care Industry in New Mexico Politics, 1998-2006

 

New Mexico: The Campaign Contributions and Lobbying Expenditures of the Tobacco Industry and its Allies

 

Under the Influence: Campaign Contributions, the Excise Tax and the Alcohol Industry in New Mexico

 

Developing Real Influence: The Real Estate Industry and the New Mexico Legislature (Part I)

 

Developing Real Influence: The Real Estate Industry and the New Mexico Legislature (Part II)

 

 

Common Cause produced a special report during the successful 2005 campaign to bring clean elections to Albuquerque.  Please see the following link for a PDF version of that report.

 

Out of Control: The Rise of Campaign Spending in Albuquerque Mayoral Races