REGISTER TO VOTE – at the county level
Bernalillo County Clerk – 505-243-VOTE (8683); One Civic Plaza NW, 6th Floor
Registering to vote and voting records are also State of NM functions
Become a Third Party Voter Registrant: Register for a VRA class: Contact the Bureau of Elections 468-1291 x 6
Become a Poll Official – work the voting polls: https://www.bernco.gov/clerk/poll-officials.aspx
FINDING PRECINCTS & LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS
WHITE HOUSE: White House Comment Line: 202-456-1111
UNITED STATES CONGRESS IN WASHINGTON DC
MEMBERS of CONGRESS (MoC) NM has 2 senators and 3 representatives (CD 1, 2, 3)
Sen. Tom Udall: 202-224-6621, 505-356-6791
Sen. Martin Heinrich: 202-224-5521, 505-346-6601
Rep. Ben Lujan: 202-225-6190, 505-984-8950
Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham: 202-225-6316, 505-346-6781
Rep. Steve Pearce: 202-225-2365, 855-473-2723
Websites for specific congressional actions
GovTrack helps track legislation and more: https://www.govtrack.us/
Roll Call Votes (how did your MoC vote): https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes
US Senate Committees: https://www.senate.gov/committees/committees_home.htm
US House Committees: http://www.house.gov/committees/
NM Governor Susanna Martinez: 505-476-2200
NM Legislators – at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe. You have one senator and one representative.
Search by their name or your address. https://www.nmlegis.gov/Members/Find_My_Legislator
New Mexico State Government: https://www.nmlegis.gov/
State Legislation Tracker: https://www.nmlegis.gov/MyRoundhouse/
Visit the Roundhouse: https://www.nmlegis.gov/Visitors
CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE
ABQ Mayor Tim Keller: main office 505-768-3000. https://www.cabq.gov/mayor/contact
ABQ City Council – Michelle Montoya: 505-768-3100
Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners – Julie Anne Baca, Administrator: 505-468-7083
Political Boundary Maps:
Contacting Your Elected Officials
You can call, email, fax, or write. Also post on their facebook or twitter. Check official websites.
Phone: Add elected officials and numbers to your phone OR post a list.
Fax: 5 free per day at https://faxzero.com/
The League of Women Voters: http://www.lwvabc.org/
Vote Smart (formerly called Project Vote Smart) – https://votesmart.org/
Non-profit, non-partisan research organization that collects and distributes information on candidates for public office in the U.S. Tabs at the top provide information on just about everything. Just have to enter a name. The only problem is that when you first open it, there is a sound-track which is a little much. Just turn the volume way down or mute your computer. Limitations: only has information for people in office, but goes to the State Level.
Open Secrets – https://www.opensecrets.org/
This is mostly about $, and has information both on politicians and funders. Take a look at this site to see what is most interesting. Going to the Congressional Races allows you to put in a state of candidate’s name. Choosing NM gives a list of all races at the national level. Click on different tabs across to get additional information. Limitations: doesn’t have data on State races.
Ballotpedia – https://ballotpedia.org
This has a lot of good information and is interesting to browse. It is perhaps the most comprehensive in terms of races, and has a huge amount of information about incumbents, and historical information about the seat. It has information about everything that will be on the ballot – from U.S. Legislature, to State Legislature, to executive offices.
New Mexico Secretary of State page about 2018 election – http://www.sos.state.nm.us/Candidate_And_Pac_Information/2018-candidate-information.aspx