COMMUNITY EFFORT TO IMPROVE ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC FINANCING LAUNCHED
For Immediate Release:
Monday July 30, 2018
Contact: Heather Ferguson, 980-9086 or Javier Benavidez, 315-3596
WHO: A group of community election advocates, including Common Cause New Mexico
WHAT: “Democracy Dollars” voter signatures submitted as first step to putting in place an improved city public financing system on the November ballot.
WHEN: Tuesday, July 31st, 10:00 am
WHERE: Albuquerque Civic Plaza
WHY: The goals of the program are to allow voters themselves to direct public funding to the city candidates of their choice.
VISUALS: Photo opportunities of speakers, signatures and campaign logo available.
INTERVIEWS: Local officials, community members and election advocates will be available to answer media questions.