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Voting & Elections 06.18.2024

Groups Issue Statements Following Albuquerque City Council Decision to Advance Anti-Democracy Proposal to Ballot

Today, the Albuquerque City Council voted to advance a controversial charter amendment to the ballot in the 2024 General Election, which would originally lower the threshold to be elected mayor or city councilor from the current 50 percent of the vote to 40 percent. During the meeting, the City Council voted to amend the proposal further, eliminating the voting threshold altogether and only permitting runoffs if two leading candidates tie.

Ethics 02.14.2023

SB 364 A Sensible Solution to Dispute Between Ethics Commission and Legislature

We urge Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham to sign the bill, which clarifies the use of legislative stationery.

Ethics 01.8.2021

Open Letter to GOP Chair Steve Pearce

Common Cause New Mexico calls upon the Republican Party of New Mexico to renounce the behavior of Republican County Commissioner and founder of Cowboys for Trump, Couy Griffin.

Ethics 01.8.2021

Common Cause New Mexico calls for immediate resignation of Congresswoman Yvette Herrell 

"Congresswoman Herrell must be removed from office immediately.”  

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