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Voting & Elections 06.15.2022

Common Cause Denounces Otero County Commission’s Irresponsible Move to Not Certify Primary Election Results

One thing all New Mexicans agree on is everyone across our great state deserves a fair and secure election. But in Otero County that right is under threat due to a partisan attempt to sow doubt with voters about the integrity of our voting system—including its dedicated election administrators and machines that have been repeatedly tested and independently certified.

Voting & Elections 10.28.2021

Safe at Home program (formerly known as the Confidential Address Program or CAP)

Updates from The New Mexico Secretary of State's Office on the Safe at Home program, which allows survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking to receive mail using the Secretary of State’s address as a substitute for their own, while keeping their actual address confidential.

Money & Influence 06.29.2021

Sen. Luján Introduces Legislation to Bolster Transparency and Accountability in Elections

U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) introduced the Fair and Clear Campaign (FCC) Transparency Act to bolster transparency and accountability in political advertising. Senator Luján previously introduced the legislation in the House of Representatives during the 116th Congress.

Ethics 06.8.2021

Common Cause NM Statement on Mayoral Candidate and Bernalillo County Sheriff Manny Gonzales’ Potential Contribution Violation

The Keller campaign has alleged that the Gonzales campaign violated qualifying rules according to the city's public financing program.

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