Crib Sheet: January 31, 2017
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Crib Sheet: January 31, 2017

“We’ve had steady and consistent growth in New Mexico since statehood, but from 2010 until 2016, we’ve been flat. That is historic.” – pollster Brian Sanderoff on a recent analysis looking at New Mexico’s slow population growth The Crib Sheet is a collection of stories, events, and ideas that are shaping the conversation in New…

Auto Voter Registration Kicks Off Dem Majority Opening Salvo
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Auto Voter Registration Kicks Off Dem Majority Opening Salvo

The automatic voter registration election legislation announced on Wednesday by three Albuquerque Democrats is the local front of the nationwide “voting wars” between Democrats and Republicans. The drive for Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) “has taken off across the country” according to an April 2016 report by the Brennan Center for Justice, a nonpartisan think tank.…