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Keyword: League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico
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Early voting began for local elections on Oct. 5. As you prepare to vote, you need reliable information to determine which candidates best represent your values. more
Following each decennial census, the seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are reapportioned so that rapidly growing states gain representation and states with slower growth lose. Then, the states draw new district boundaries (redistricting) to reflect shifts in population within the state. more
With national discussions about the protection of voting rights and the congressional elections in 2022, residents of southern New Mexico may not be focusing on the local elections that are coming up in November. more
The League of Women Voters of New Mexico (LWVNM) believes that education is the foundation for a strong and viable democracy. more
The League of Women Voters studies and takes positions on public policy issues at the local, state, and national levels. more
Thinking about the future of democracy in the United States and in New Mexico, it’s necessary to consider the challenges presented to a well-functioning democratic system by high levels of economic inequality. more
The League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico (LWVSNM) has elected some new and some holdover members to its board of directors. more
During the pandemic, access to voting increased and contributed to higher voter participation in 2020. Since the election, there have been efforts to reduce voter rights based on disinformation about voter fraud. more
The League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico believes every student should have access to a high-quality, equitable public education system regardless of ethnicity, ability, age, family income or location. more
New Mexico’s legislators will soon be making critical decisions about funding essential services, including education (which accounts for about 57 percent of the total budget). more
If it was not already clear, the pandemic has revealed broadband as an essential utility service that influences the future of our society and our state. more
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