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Advocacy Chair Dick Mason to speak on 2020 legislative priorities

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Plan to attend the December 12 luncheon meeting of the League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico to hear what the League’s priorities will be during the 2020 legislative session. League of Women Voters of New Mexico Action Chair Richard “Dick” Mason will address the luncheon and review what we will be working on […]

Advocacy Workshop on Saturday

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The League of Women Voters of New Mexico will present a workshop on effective citizen advocacy at the State Capitol Building on Saturday, December 7 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Please enter on the east side of the building. The workshop will focus on the taxation and budget process. Learn tips from legislators and […]

December 2019 Voter

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It’s out! The December issue of the LWVCNM Voter. Here’s some of what’s in it: Report from the Co-Presidents on projects accomplished last month, and work ongoing The League calendar, through February (plan ahead!) The 2020 Legislative session and what the state League, LWVNM, has planned at the Luncheon meeting Dec 12 The annual Advocacy […]

Special Showing! Equal Means Equal

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As we sadly know, the U.S. Constitution does not guarantee equal rights for women. Achieving final ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is a major priority for the League in 2020. What a fitting way to celebrate the Centennial of the 19th Amendment that gave women the right to vote in 1920. Our kickoff […]

League to Discuss Legislative Priorities

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League of Women Voters of New Mexico Advocacy Chair Richard Mason will speak to the December lunch unit about the League’s legislative priorities for the 2020 session of the New Mexico legislature. That session begins on Jan. 21, 2020. This is a 30-day session and legislation will be limited to budget considerations and any special […]

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 […]