Making Democracy Work

Upcoming Events

What's happening?

January 18, 2017; School Board and UNM/LA Advisory Board Candidate Forum

Location Pinion Elementary School, 90 Grand Canyon Dr.; 7 - 8:30 p.m. (6:30 for refreshments)

The School Board Candidates are:
District 1: Ellen Ben-Naim, Jim Hall
District 2: Darryl Sugar, Stephen Boerigter
(Both districts are in White Rock.)

The UNM-LA Advisory Board Candidates are:
Position 1: Michael Redondo, David Sutton
Position 2: Michelle Hall
Position 5: James Robinson, Sheila Schiferl
(All County residents can vote for all positions.)

Election Day is February 7, but early voting begins on January 13 in the Municipal Building.

January 24, 2017; Ballots Due for LAPS GO Bond & UNMLA Mill Levy

Office of County Clerk; 5 p.m.

February 8, 2017; LWVNM Legislative Reception

Garrett's Desert Inn, SF; 5:30 p.m.

All New Mexico state legislators and all League members are invited to attend the reception. It's a good chance to chat with legislators from around the state. James Jimenez, Executive Director of NM Voices for Children will speak about adequately funding essential services.

February 9, 2017; League Day at the Legislature

State Land Office, SF; 10:30 - noon

League Day is an opportunity for League members to familiarize themselves with our state government, attend committee meetings, and speak with our legislators. Santa Fe Schools Superintendent Veronica Garcia will speak about educational funding issues and Julianna Koob, legislative advocate for Planned Parenthood, will speak about current reproductive rights issues.