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01.17.2023

New Mexico Elections Are Decided at the Ballot Box, Not Through Political Violence

Today we recommit ourselves to ensuring our public officials can do their jobs without fear of violence.

01.10.2023

Common Cause New Mexico “Denounces Violence Directed Toward Public Servants”

Common Cause New Mexico unequivocally denounces all violence directed toward public servants and is dedicated to increasing protections for those who work to serve the public and uphold the democratic system that serves us all.

Voting & Elections 11.8.2022

Common Cause New Mexico Reminds Voters “Election Night is not Results Night”

New Mexico voters have until 7 p.m. tonight to cast a ballot in person or to hand return their absentee ballot to a polling location or county clerk's office for the 2022 midterm election. As voters head to the polls, Common Cause New Mexico is reminding voters that it may take days for election officials to finalize results.

Voting & Elections 09.23.2022

Common Cause NM Seeking a Few Good Citizens to Defend Democracy

Common Cause, Statewide Coalition Recruiting Volunteers for Non-partisan Election Monitoring Program

09.6.2022

Couy Griffin Ruling: Elected Officials Can’t Just “Snub Noses at Constitution”

Otero County Commissioner Couy Griffin was removed from office for his role in an insurrection, a Santa Fe court has ruled. The ruling, which came after a two-day bench trial in August, also precludes him from running for office in the future.

09.6.2022

Common Cause Releases 2022 “Democracy Scorecard” Showing Growing Support in Congress for Democracy Reform

As constituents evaluate the performance of their members of Congress, Common Cause released its 2022 “Democracy Scorecard,” a tracking resource with the positions of all members of Congress on campaign finance reform, ethics and transparency, and voting rights legislation.

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