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The League's Mission:
Education and Advocacy

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. We encourage you to become a member!

Help Support the League!

The League's Education Fund is a 503(c) organization, to which contributions are tax deductible. Contributions can be made by check, credit card, and Paypal. You can also contribute via your Amazon.com purchases via Amazon Smiles, or your Smith's Food & Drug purchases via Smith's Community Rewards. You can continue to contribute after death via the JoAnne Ramponi Society.

We also appreciate contributions to the Operating Fund (although these are not tax deductible.)

School Board Election

Yes, it's time for another election, this one to elect members to the boards of Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) and the Central New Mexico Community College CNM).

NOTE! You can now register to vote or amend your registration online! Just visit the Secretary of State's page.

League Unit Meetings

There will be two unit meetings in January, the Luncheon (Jan 12) and NE Heights (Jan 23) meetings. Everyone is welcome to attend! There is no charge, except for the Luncheon meeting, which also requires reservations. Bring a friend and consider joining!

Luncheon Meeting, Thursday January 12, 11:45am

Stuart Bluestone, former NM chief deputy attorney general

      at the MCM Elegante Hotel at 2020 Menaul NE

Stuart Bluestone, former New Mexico Deputy Attorney Generl will address Ethics in Government, presenting segments from the Ethics Seminars provided by he and former Chief Justice Richard Bosson. These seminars were presented to the NM District Attorneys Association and all of the 2016 members of the New Mexico legislature. Much more detail is included in the January Voter. Make a reservation to attend the luncheon and learn more!

Reservations are required. Call 505-884-8441 to reserve your place. The luncheon cost is $17 for members and $20 for non-members. Call or email (lunch at lwvcnm dot org) with your reservation; specify if you would like a vegetarian meal. The deadline is January 9, Monday preferably before 10am.


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2016 Who's Who

The always popular Who's Who, listing all your elected officials and how to contact them is available at libraries, multigenerational centers, the League office, and online (PDF form). The Who's Who is a publication of the League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico Education Fund (a 503(c) organization). An updated 2017 edition is on its way!

If you would like to help finance the Who's Who, please consider a contribution to the League's Education Fund. We would be most grateful!

Join the League!
or Renew Your Membership

October is membership renewal time, but it's always a good time to join the League of Women Voters! And now you can pay online! Check out the new Join Us page. You can pay online via Paypal or your credit card, or print out a copy of the membership application and mail in your check in the traditional way.

January Voter Online

The January 2017 Voter is online! Contents include: the government-ethics focused Unit meetings, upcoming marches and celebrations, League Day at the Legislature, new ways to contribute, upcoming Program Planning, and a book review of American the Vulnerable: Inside the New Threat Matrix of Digital Espionage, Crime, and Warfare. There is, in addition, a 1926 NY Times article in which LWV NY endorses birth control.

You can view or download back issues of the Voter all the way back to 2005 by going to the Newsletters page.

Fall La Palabra Online

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La Palabra, the newsletter of the State League, is posted online at the Newsletters page. The most recent issue is the Fall 2016 issue (PDF). Keep up to date by reading La Palabra!