New Mexico Supreme Court upholds decision on redistricting case

38 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. — The New Mexico Supreme Court issued an order Monday upholding a district court decision on the state’s Congressional District map. In the order issued by the high court Monday, justices affirmed substantial evidence supported the decision. The order specifies the judge didn’t make any legal

Eric Enriquez talks Las Cruces mayoral election win

60 Views   Eric Enriquez won the 2023 Las Cruces Mayoral Election according to unofficial results from the New Mexico Secretary of State. Enriquez won in the sixth round of ranked-choice voting with a total of 7,044 votes in a tight race with current City Councilor Kasandra Gandara. Enriquez spoke with KRWG

A Conversation on Voting Rights with Beto O’Rourke

76 Views   In this week’s Fronteras: A Changing America, KRWG sits down with former U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke to talk about topics covered in his book, “We’ve Got to Try: How the Fight for Voting Rights Makes Everything Else Possible.”

Republicans take New Mexico’s congressional map to trial

118 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Republicans in New Mexico are arguing the state’s new congressional boundaries are gerrymandered, giving an unfair advantage to Democrats. This case is playing out in Lovington, but the New Mexico Supreme Court weighed in Tuesday and made a big decision.

New Mexico redistricting case set to begin

138 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The race for Congressional District Two is one of the most contested in the country. The new map includes areas of Bernalillo County, which led to a lawsuit from New Mexico Republicans accusing Democrats of gerrymandering with that redistricting.