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. The deadline for the November 8 General Election is October 11.
at the MCM Elegante Hotel at 2020 Menaul NE
"Election Integrity" is the topic, by Paul Stokes, who has been working the technical aspects of this critical issue since leaving Sandia National Laboratories, where one of his jobs was developing technologies and processes for nuclear arms control compliance, including verification, intelligence, and inspections. Much more detail is included in the August 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 August 8, Monday preferably before 10am.
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 August 2016 Voter contents include: Paul Stokes will be the Luncheon Speaker, discussing Election Integrity; a report from LWV US Convention in DC; help celebrate Women's Equality Day on Aug 26; 5 steps YOU PERSONALLY can take to empower and encourage voters; and a book review of Crisis Point: Why We Must - and How We Can - Overcome Our Broken Politics in Washington and Across America by former Senate Majority Leaders Trent Lott (R) and Tom Daschle (D). Check it out!
You can view or download back issues of the Voter all the way back to 2005 by going to the Newsletters page.
La Palabra, the newsletter of the State League, is posted online at the Newsletters page. The most recent issue is the Spring 2016 issue (PDF). This is the LWVNM Council issue. Keep up to date by reading La Palabra!