Government

Activists demand action to make abortion constitutional right in New Mexico

37 Views   “With the overturning of Roe v. Wade, it was devastating, but it’s critical to act now before more anti-abortion measures are pushed,” said Candice Yanez. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Party for Socialism and Liberation, a local activist group, rallied in Albuquerque Sunday, demanding action to make abortion a constitutional right

Local, state leaders outline legislative priorities

32 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Local and state leaders joined forces at Albuquerque’s Metro Crime Initiative Wednesday. They introduced seven initiatives, ranging from gun crimes and gun violence prevention, to retail crime, to retention and recruitment within APD.

Election results certification process starts in New Mexico

27 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Midterm election results were certified Tuesday by at least three county commissions in New Mexico at the start of a once-routine process that in some locations has become a focal point for those voicing distrust in voting systems.

Buu Nygren wins Navajo Nation president, beats incumbent

51 Views   FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Buu Nygren has ousted Jonathan Nez as president of the Navajo Nation, a position that wields influence nationally because of the size of the tribe’s reservation in the U.S. Southwest and its huge population.

Yvette Herrell, Gabe Vasquez in dead heat for CD2 seat

44 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The 2nd Congressional District between Republican Incumbent Yvette Herrell and Democrat Gabe Vasquez is a big race many New Mexicans are following. As of Wednesday morning, the Secretary of State’s website shows all precincts are reporting in this race. The vote is split 50-50 but Vasquez appears

How many have voted so far in New Mexico?

65 Views   “The governor’s race and the congressional races are getting a lot of attention from the press. So, I know that’s catching people’s attention,” said Michelle Kavanaugh, Bernalillo County Deputy Clerk. People flocked to the polls in New Mexico Saturday to submit last-minute ballots for early voting ahead of

Young voters express thoughts on midterms, going to the polls

34 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Could one generation be the turning point for how this election shakes out? Not just for New Mexico but the entire country? The last midterms in 2018 saw a huge surge in young people voting nationally and Pew Research showed that largely benefited Democrats.

GO bond 3 puts $125 million in higher education funding up for vote

38 Views   $89.2 million for UNM on the ballot With early voting over and the upcoming Nov. 8 election day rapidly approaching, the University of New Mexico anticipates the results of general obligation bond 3, which would allocate $89.2 million to UNM and a total $125 million to higher education

November 6: A look at New Mexico’s early voting numbers

35 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Early voting is over in New Mexico’s midterm election. Statistics from early voters are pouring in. Nearly 437,000 people have already cast their ballot or voted absentee in New Mexico. The Secretary of State’s Office said nearly 225,000 early votes came from Democrats, while 152,000 were Republicans.