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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.

09.2.2022

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.

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.

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