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About LWV of Central New Mexico

The League of Women Voters of New Mexico was formerly known as the League of Women Voters of Albuquerque/Bernalillo County. In 2009, after the membership of the League had expanded to include Sandoval, Valencia, and Torrance Counties, it was decided to change the name to more accurately reflect the new service area.

Who Belongs?

Membership in the League of Women Voters is open to all citizens of the United States, men and women, who are 18 years or older. Any individual may be an associate member of the League.

Who Pays For It?

The work of the League is supported by the dues and gifts of the members and by public-spirited men and women who consider contributions contributions to the League an investment in their community. League funds are spent only for League work. Work is done by volunteers. No salaries are paid to League officers -- national, state, or local.

Who Runs It?

Control of the League is in the hands of the local members. They raise the money and decide how it shall be spent. Their work is guided by the principles of the League of Women Voters, the bylaws of the League of Women Voters of New Mexico, and by national, state and local positions adopted after study of the issues.