Heather Ferguson, the new Executive Director of Common Cause New Mexico will talk about “Dark Money in Politics” at the League of Women Voters lunch meeting on September 13 at 11:30 at Embassy Suites (1000 Woodward NE). If you plan to attend, you MUST make a reservation by calling the League office at (505) 884-8441 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by 10 a.m. on Monday, September 10.
Heather manages Common Cause New Mexico’s Money in Politics campaigns, which includes municipal and statewide initiatives and collaborates with coalition members. Dark money can be a major distorting feature in buying television time or radio and internet ads to shape a candidate’s identity and distort the positions of opposition candidates. It’s the sometimes invisible distorting force that twists campaigns from the straightforward contest between two candidates. Please join us for the shadowy details of dark money.