Key Takeaways from the 2019 New Mexico Elections
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Key Takeaways from the 2019 New Mexico Elections

The results from Tuesday’s elections in New Mexico were varied but have clear implications for next year’s presidential election cycle in the state. Here are key takeaways from the 2019 election cycle in New Mexico: I. Voter Turnout There was a stark contrast in voter turnout between the state’s two largest urban centers. In Bernalillo…

Will New Mexico Go Red in 2020?
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Will New Mexico Go Red in 2020?

The Trump swing through New Mexico has people wondering if New Mexico is really in play for next year’s election cycle. Despite the fact conventional wisdom says that is unlikely, that is not the end of the story. New Mexico’s five electoral votes have gone to a Republican presidential candidate only once since 1992 (George…

The Border Tragedy
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The Border Tragedy

As someone born and raised in the Mesilla Valley, roughly fifty miles from the U.S.-Mexico border, I grew up with the El Paso Borderland in my backyard, ultimately bestowing an intimate understanding of the relationship between the U.S. and Mexico. Our region’s existence is deeply intertwined; just as we depend on the precious water flowing…

Takeaways from the 2019 Legislative Session
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Takeaways from the 2019 Legislative Session

Santa Fe – The first session of the 54th Legislature wrapped up this weekend with the Democratic majority attempting to (and largely succeeding) in maximizing the sixty day session by moving legislation at an unrelenting pace, especially in the House chamber controlled by Speaker Brian Egolf. While Governor Grisham and her fellow Democrats didn’t get…