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Voting & Elections 06.24.2020

New Mexico Common Cause Director Speaks To League Of Women Voters On Primary Election Issues

Heather Ferguson, executive director for Common Cause New Mexico was the guest speaker at the League of Women Voters virtual Lunch with a Leader Jun. 16.

Voting & Elections 06.22.2020

Election Reform on its Way to the Governor’s Desk

SB4 is a step in the right direction to ensure voters can safely cast ballots during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Voting & Elections 06.12.2020

Changes to election law needed before November

For the past three months, given the COVID-19 public health emergency, Common Cause New Mexico, along with many other community groups, has been encouraging, reminding and instructing voters how to make their voices heard through absentee voting.

Voting & Elections 06.1.2020

During pandemic, NM voters pick fall matchups

Even with the pandemic dominating the news, there are signs of strong voter engagement this year, said Heather Ferguson, executive director of Common Cause New Mexico. About 155,000 voters, for example, had returned absentee ballots through Friday morning, or about seven times more than in the 2016 primary.

Voting & Elections 04.9.2020

Joint Amicus Brief: Vote by Mail 2020

VOTE BY MAIL TO PROTECT DEMOCRACY AND CITIZEN HEALTH Joint Amicus Brief: “Standard in-person voting would force the people of New Mexico to choose between their safety and the exercise of their franchise.”

Voting & Elections 04.9.2020

COMMON CAUSE, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS AND FOUR OTHER GROUPS FILE AMICUS BRIEF WITH NM SUPREME COURT IN SUPPORT MODIFIED MAIL-IN PRIMARY

Brief: “Standard in-person voting would force the people of New Mexico to choose between their safety and the exercise of their franchise.”

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