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!
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.
at the MCM Elegante Hotel at 2020 Menaul NE
"The Home Rule Charter Iniative" is the topic, by Bernalillo County Commissioners Art de la Cruz and Wayne Johnson. This issue will be on the ballot in November. Much more detail is included in the September 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 September 5, Monday preferably before 10am.
at the Erna Fergusson Library Community room, 3700 San Mateo NE.
Olin Bray, League member, will discuss the consequences of Brexit, Great Britain's recent decision to leave the European Union.
at the La Vida Llena Retirement Community at 10501 Lagrima de Oro Rd NE
Rick Miera, former NM House Representative (district 11 in Albuquerque), will discuss public education in New Mexico, the state's currnt ranking, education's impact on funding and the economy, and the future outlook.
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).
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.
The September 2016 Voter contents include: The luncheon meeting features Bernalillo County Commissioners Art de la Cruz and Wayne Johnson, discussing the Home Rule Charter Initiative which will appear on the November ballot, an election deadline schedule, a thanks to the office volunteers, donating to the LWVCNM Ed Fund via your Amazon purchases, and more!
You can view or download back issues of the Voter all the way back to 2005 by going to the Newsletters page.