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League to Hear How Judges Are Selected

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On November 14, at 11:45 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel, the League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico will hear a panel discussion on the way judges are selected for the bench in New Mexico. The Chair of New Mexico’s Judicial Nominating Commissions and the Dean of the University of New Mexico School […]

November Voter has been posted

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The big, information-packed, fully illustrated November 2019 Voter is now online for your perusal. Contents include: Nov 14 Luncheon Unit: panel on “Judicial Selection in New Mexico” (reservations due 11/11 by 10am). The luncheon will be followed by a meeting of the state (LWVNM) Study Committee for the Qualification and Selection of Lower Court Judges. […]

New Mexico’s Confusing Judicial Selection Process

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LWVCNM invites you to attend our November 14, 2019 luncheon meeting to hear about how New Mexico came up with our crazy, confusing judicial selection process. The Chair of New Mexico’s Judicial Nominating Commissions and the Dean of the University of New Mexico School of Law, Sergio Pareja, will provide an overview of the New […]

In Case You Haven’t Noticed…

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… the Voter Guide to the 2019 Municipal Election is now online! Just click on the upper navigation link “2019 Voter Guide”. Also, please report problems, with specifics on which page you found them, to webmaster at lwvcnm dot org.

October Voter!

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The October 2019 issue of The Voter is now online, and it’s 12 pages of important articles. Here’s a quick list of some of them: What’s happening in October the Co-Presidents report on the Interim Committees of the New Mexico Legislature October Unit meetings will focus on the 2020 Census: Oct 10, Veronica Arzate and […]

Judge Stan Whitaker to Speak to League Lunch on Sept. 12

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Judge Stan Whitaker will be the guest speaker at the League luncheon on Sept. 12 at 11:45 a.m. at Embassy Suites Hotel. Whitaker will discuss the way the Second Judicial District court works and the way the court and judges are divided into criminal, civil, children and family courts. He will also talk about the […]

September Voter

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Lots of great content again this month! The September 2019 Voter includes The Luncheon unit featuring Judge Stan Whitaker taking us “Inside the Second Judicial District Court” The NE Hights unit with Judith Deutsch on “Medicare for All” (and the Voter includes a summary of this bill) Teachers are needed to help with the League’s […]

League to Hear Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense

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Bill and Rose Davidson from Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will discuss legislative action to control guns in New Mexico at the Thursday, August 8 lunch meeting of the League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico. They launched the Be SMART campaign to raise awareness that responsible gun storage – storing […]

August 2019 Voter Online

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The August Voter: Download it here! This big 12 page issue contains information on the Luncheon meeting 8/8 (“Moms Demand Action” for Gun Sense) upcoming events (community and statewide, as well as local League) the co-Presidents on election changes spotlight on “Tooker” Walton, part of the reminiscences by longstanding League members the Census and the […]

July 2019 Voter online

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Be sure to download the July 2019 Voter. It’s a big 12 pages of solid content, including: the Luncheon/General meeting with Albuquerque City Clerk Katy Duhigg detailed discussion of the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on gerrymandering report on last month’s luncheon meeting spotlight on a 52-year League member plans so far for the LWV Centennial […]

City Clerk Katy Duhigg to speak about Local Elections in November

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Here is your chance to learn more about the November election. Albuquerque City Clerk Katy Duhigg will be our featured speaker at the monthly luncheon of the League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico on Thursday, July 11 at 11:45 a.m. at Embassy Suites Hotel. The Local Election Act has transformed the timing and […]

League Lunch New and Reemerging Economies in New Mexico

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The League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico will hold a lunch meeting on Thursday, June 13 at Embassy Suites to hear a panel discussion on the changing economic picture in the state. Governor Lujan Grisham signed 2019 legislation that is introducing new and reemerging economy sectors to New Mexico.  For example, The Energy […]

June 2019 Voter Now online

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This is a big, information-packed issue, which you can download here. It includes June 13 Luncheon unit, featuring a panel discussion of “The New Emerging Economies of Our State”, with T.J. Cook (ABQid Business Accelerator), Galina Kofchok (Osceola Energy), Brad Lewis (NMSU and NM Department of Agriculture), and Terri Nikole Baca (AT&T NM). Reservations due […]

May 2019 Voter online

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The May 2019 Voter is now available for you to read online or download! Be sure to do so ASAP, before the May 4 Annual Meeting and certainly before the May 17-19 LWV New Mexico State Convention! Some highlights of this issue: Report by the Co-Presidents, including a reminder that Albuquerque and Rio Rancho (and […]

April Voter Online

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May the 4th Be with Us Here’s the link! You’ll also be receiving a hardcopy of this issue, because this is the Annual Meeting issue. (May 4 at the Albuquerque Marriott Hotel) It’s a big one, containing the usual information about unit meetings, other upcoming events and the book review, but also: a report on […]