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!
The long-awaited Voters’ Guide is online, in PDF form AND the convenient web version. You can view the PDF online or download for printing; it's a mere 40 pages long. Plus, the hardcopies were distributed on Tuesday throughout Bernalillo and Sandoval Counties. You can find the printed Voters’ Guide in libraries, multigenerational centers, and many businesses.o
The printed Voters’ Guide and PDF have incomplete lists of Bernalillo County early voting locations! Here are the correct lists:
November 8th, Tuesday, is the date of the fall General Election. There will be bond issues, other ballot questions, and you will be able to cast your vote for President of the United States, US Representative, both Houses of the New Mexico legislature, the PRC, PEC, Secretary of State, various judicial offices, and county offices, among others.
For additional details and dates, please see the Elections page.
NOTE! You can now register to vote or amend your registration online! Just visit the Secretary of State's page. The deadline for the November 8 General Election is October 11. (So, now it's too late.)
Everyone is welcome to attend! There is no charge, except for the Luncheon meeting, which also requires reservations. Bring a friend and consider joining!
at the MCM Elegante Hotel at 2020 Menaul NE
"Perspectives on Voting and Elections" is the topic, by Viki Harrison, executive director of Common Cause New Mexico. Much more detail is included in the October Voter. Find out more by making a reservation to attend the luncheon!
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. The deadline is October18, Monday preferably before 10am.
Different Location!! UNM Law School, Room #2402, 1117 Stanford NE. Parking is free.
LWVNM Consensus on Charter Schools
See your October Voter for background information. The Charter School study was adopted in 2015 at LWVNM Convention. All four New Mexico Leagues are conducting Consensus meetings; come and make your opinions known! These consensus meetings will determine the state League's new position on Charter Schools.
at the La Vida Llena Retirement Community at 10501 Lagrima de Oro Rd NE
The Chair of the Public Regulatory Commission, Valerie Espinoza, will present "An Overview of the PRC and New Mexico Efforts to address the US Clean Power Plan."
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).
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.
The October 2016 Voter contents include: The luncheon meeting features background information for the Oct 18 Consensus on Charter Schools, the Director of the PRC at the NE Heights unit, the Director of Common Cause NM at the luncheon meeting, a reminder to renew your membership, a book review of Primary Politics and more!
You can view or download back issues of the Voter all the way back to 2005 by going to the Newsletters page.