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The League's Mission:
Education and Advocacy

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!

Voters’ Guide Now Online!

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

League Office Open 8-5 Election Day

Do you have an election-related question? The League office will be open and the phones staffed all day Election Day, Nov 8, from 8am to 5pm. Just call 505-884-8441

UPDATED list of voting locations
(updated 10.14.16)

The printed Voters’ Guide and PDF have incomplete lists of Bernalillo County early voting locations! Here are the correct lists:

Upcoming General Election Nov 8

Your Vote Counts

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.)

League Unit Meetings

Everyone is welcome to attend! There is no charge, except for the Luncheon meeting, which also requires reservations. Bring a friend and consider joining!

Luncheon Meeting, Thursday November 10, 11:45am

Rep. Jim Dines

      at the MCM Elegante Hotel at 2020 Menaul NE

State Representative Jim Dines (Dist 20, Albuquerque) will talk about "Ethics in New Mexico's Government". Rep. Dines introduced a constitutional amendment earlier this year to establish an independent ethics commission. Much more detail is included in the November 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 November 7, Monday preferably before 10am.


Protecting your right to vote since 1920

2016 Who's Who

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).

If you would like to help finance the Who's Who, please consider a contribution to the League's Education Fund. We would be most grateful!

Join the League!
or Renew Your Membership

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.

November Voter Online

The November 2016 Voter contents include: Details of the two unit meetings and a book review of The Second Machine Age

You can view or download back issues of the Voter all the way back to 2005 by going to the Newsletters page.

Fall La Palabra Online

La Palabra logo

La Palabra, the newsletter of the State League, is posted online at the Newsletters page. The most recent issue is the Fall 2016 issue (PDF). Keep up to date by reading La Palabra!