100 Days from Election Day: Three Things to Watch in New Mexico
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100 Days from Election Day: Three Things to Watch in New Mexico

With Election Day right around the corner the 2018 election cycle will begin to noticeably ramp up from the post-primary lull. In some of the more interesting or competitive races this year, there are some dynamics at play that will have a large impact on the final results in November. As campaigns across the state…

Have New Mexico Republicans abandoned Congressional District One?
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Have New Mexico Republicans abandoned Congressional District One?

New Mexico’s first congressional district was never a Republican bastion, but it used to be close. Made up primarily of Bernalillo county and the state’s largest city, Albuquerque, the district supported the Republican Presidential candidate until 1988, and was represented by a Republican for forty straight years. That ended with Rep. Heather Wilson’s departure in…

Crib Sheet: July 19th, 2018
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Crib Sheet: July 19th, 2018

“The Martinez administration has been openly hostile to unions from her first day in office, so it doesn’t surprise us.”– Carter Bundy, AFSCME director, in an Albuquerque Journal story reporting that New Mexico state government has stopped payroll deductions from nonunion workers after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last month that ended “fair share” fees.…