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UNM Political Science Professor Analyzes Midterm Elections

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Lonna Atkeson, a professor of Political Science at the University of New Mexico will talk about the U.S. Midterm elections and their possible im-pact on this state at the luncheon meeting on December 13 at 11:30 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel. Atkeson is considered a national expert in the field of election administration and […]

December Voter Online

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The December 2018 edition of LWVCNM’s monthly newsletter, The Voter, is now online! Articles include A reminder that Nov 29 (today!) is the Consensus Meeting for the State “Transfer of Federal Lands” study, Cherry Hills Library at 1:30pm. This is your opportunity to make League policy – add your voice! The December luncheon meeting will […]

Consensus Meeting on Federal Public Lands Report

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The League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico will meet on Thursday, November 29 at 1:30 p.m. at the Cherry Hills Library in Albuquerque to discuss consensus questions raised during a two-year study on the Transfer of Federal Public Lands. If you have ever wondered how the league reaches a position on issues, come […]

Learn How to Lobby for the League

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If you have always been interested in learning how to lobby for the League of Women Voters of New Mexico, you have a great opportunity coming your way on Thursday, November 29 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cherry Hills Library (6901 Barstow St. NE) Dick Mason, the Advocacy Chair for the league will discuss our […]

November Voter Now Online

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The Voter for November 2018 is online. There’s a lot going on this month and in December, and you can find out about it in The Voter! Check out the articles on November 8th luncheon: Joe Monahan on New Mexico election results November 29th Advocacy Workshop – what is LWVNM’s lobbying focus? November 29th Consensus […]

Joe Monahan at November Luncheon Unit

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Well-known local political analyst and reporter Joe Monahan will be the guest speaker at the November 8 luncheon unit. He’ll be discussing the results of Tuesday’s general election, focusing on New Mexico. Mr Monahan has been blogging for 15 years now at joemonahan.com. Starting in 1974, Mr Monahan has been a reporter for the Daily […]

Doug Meiklejohn Headlines October Lunch on Environmental Law

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Doug Meiklejohn from the New Mexico Environmental Law Center will speak at the October 12 lunch meeting of the League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico. His talk, titled “The Sharecropper and the Mule: Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Laws” will include a brief history of the NM Environmental Law Center and several examples […]

Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto Surveys Election Security in New Mexico

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New Mexico State Senator Daniel Ivey-Soto told the Northeast Heights meeting on Sept. 24 that the state election system has a series of layers and checks that are screening most balloting problems out. Ivey-Soto is one of the foremost election security experts in the state and has great insight into the way the system actually […]

Upcoming Candidate Forums

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Sep 19, Wednesday, 6-7pm, Governor’s Debate on KRQE/Fox. Candidates Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) and Steve Pearce (R). Channel 2 (13.2 broadcast), stream via KRQE.com. Sep 20, Thursday, 7-8pm, Congressional District 1 on New Mexico PBS. Candidates Lloyd Princeton (L), Debra Haaland (D), and Janice Arnold-Jones (R). Channel 5 (5.1 broadcast), stream via New Mexico PBS […]

League Turns Searchlight on Dark Money at September Lunch

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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 […]