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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


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.


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.


New Leadership Takes Helm at Common Cause New Mexico

Common Cause New Mexico (CCNM) Executive Director, Heather Ferguson, was named this week to a national position at Common Cause, based in Washington, DC. Mario Jimenez, III, currently the Campaigns Director, will become Executive Director of Common Cause New Mexico.

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