Elections

Advisory panel endorses redistricting maps for New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An advisory panel on political redistricting has advanced three proposals for overhauling district boundaries in New Mexico’s Democrat-dominated House of Representatives, with special deference to Native American communities.

Early voting kicks off for local elections in New Mexico

Election day is Nov. 2, but the early voting period kicks off Tuesday, Oct. 5, for the 2021 local elections across New Mexico. Regular Local Elections in the state now occur in November in odd-numbered years, like 2021, for municipalities that opted to hold them. The ballot can include local officials

Las Cruces City Councilor Runs For Congress With Progressive Agenda

The 2022 midterm election is fast approaching and many are wondering how the results will affect their lives. With issues such as immigration, climate change, and the economy weighing heavily on voters, Las Cruces Councilman Gabe Vasquez is running for the Democratic nomination in New Mexico’s second Congressional District.

New committee seeks public input on redrawing political districts

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s time to redraw the lines. Every ten years, the state goes through redistricting – drawing the boundaries for congressional and state legislative districts. But this time around, New Mexico is taking a whole new approach. In the past, only state lawmakers were in charge of