Countdown to election day on November 3rd
Your Vote — Make It Count!
Bernalillo County Clerk Linda Stover and her staff educated voters on the three ways you can vote in the general election — Absentee, Early Voting, or Same-Day Voting.
Upcoming WSD Meetings
How Do You Canvass an independent Voter?
Ever wonder how to talk to an Independent voter or a swing voter?
Representative Karen Bash District 68
Ms. Bash is running for reelection to the New Mexico House of Representatives from District 68. Representative Bash was elected in November 2016, defeating Republican Monica Youngblood who had held this seat since 2012.
District 68 is in Northwest Albuquerque. Representative Bash brings an interesting and diverse resume to politics. She has a Masters in Special Education and has a Master of Divinity Degree. In her first term in the legislature she focused on New Mexico’s children and healthcare. Karen Bash has many high profile endorsements including: Moms Demand Action, Conservation Voters of New Mexico, Planned Parenthood, and NEA.
Katy Duhigg is running against incumbent Republican Candace Gould in the NM Senate District 10 race.
Sue Wolinsky is the West Side point of contact for her yard signs.
If want to show your support for Katy with a yard sign, contact Sue at suemwolinsky @gmail.com.
Climate Change in NM: “I Have A Lot of Faith in New Mexico” Interview with Environmental Reporter Laura Paskus
WHAT WILL JOE BIDEN DO?
Key Dates for the 2020 General Election
The 2020 General Election is only weeks away! Let’s get ready. By now some of you will have received an absentee ballot application.
Here are some key dates to know for the election lead-up:
Monday, September 14, 2020
- The County Clerk’s Office began mailing absentee ballot applications to all registered voters on Monday, September 14th. Please check your voter registration and update if necessary. If you have not received the absentee ballot application by September 21st, please update your voter registration
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
- The County Clerk’s Office begins mailing absentee ballots to voters who have requested them.
- Books close for online and paper voter registration.
- Absentee Voting Begins
- In-person Absentee Voting and Same Day Registration (SDR) begin at Clerk’s Annex (Oct. 6-16, 2020, M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
- October 17-31, 2020 – Early Voting and SDR (Click for locations) M-S, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- October 20, 2020 – Deadline for clerk to receive a mailed absentee ballot application
- October 27, 2020 – Recommended final day for voter to mail absentee ballot
- November 3, 2020 – Election Day 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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To Serve the 88,000 Democrats Living on the West Side
We encourage and support candidates who will work for the good of everyone in our community. We believe in a government that is truly “of the people, by the people, and for the people”…not just for corporations, Wall Street, or the rich.
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Social justice and human rights are more important than corporate profits. We seek to improve the quality of life for all of our residents through grass-roots support of candidates who listen and work to implement liberal programs and legislation.
Your candidates can’t win without your help. Canvassing, phone banking, word-of-mouth, volunteering, and donating are all ways to work together to achieve our common goals.