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Quest of the Constituent

SFR's 2012 Endorsement Issue

Local News Initiation Among 21st-century knights, within the Roundtable of Common Citizens, a young voter swears her allegiance on the United States Constitution.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Charlotte Martinez

Outcast at Art School

SFR's 2012 Endorsement Issue

Local News They say the only thing worse than being alone is being surrounded by people who make you feel alone. Politically, I suppose, that couldn’t be truer.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Nick Martinez

Voting Young

SFR's 2012 Endorsement Issue

Local News In the 2008 presidential election, President Barack Obama had more than two-thirds of the young voters’ votes, and he received his strongest support for the election from voters aged 18-29. The 2008 election ...

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Veronica Menne

Red, White and Booze

Blue state, red state, let’s all get Mitt-faced!

Local News No matter your partisan leanings, the 2012 election cycle—nasty, costly and seemingly interminable—probably makes you want to just give up and have a drink. Fortunately, you can. The state law banning drink...

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Enrique Limón, Alexa Schirtzinger

Straight Up Gone

New Mexico’s decision to kill the straight-party ticket: needed reform or voter suppression?

Local News Throughout his eight years as a Republican state senator, Steve Komadina repeatedly tried to rid the state’s election system of a ballot option that he says drives him crazy.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 Joey Peters

Gary Who?

The Johnson campaign struggles to gain a foothold

Local News With just under two weeks until the Nov. 6 election, Gary Johnson—former governor of New Mexico, extreme athlete, marijuana advocate and Libertarian candidate for president—is talking about his campaign in ...

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 Justin Horwath

Trial, Again

Leyba case sent back to district court

Local News It’s been more than three years since Marino “Reno” Leyba shot and killed his pregnant teenage girlfriend, Sarah Lovato—but this week, the New Mexico Supreme Court sent the case back to the district cou...

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger

Voting 101

Before you hit the polls, know your rights!

Local News Here, SFR offers a few voting tips from the county clerk and the New Mexico Secretary of State, who oversees voting statewide.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 Justin Horwath

This is Heather Wilson

Her private life in the private sector

Local News It was December 2007, and Kirtland Air Force Base needed money. The base wanted to build training facilities for paratroopers and combat rescue officers. In total, the project would cost more than $14 million...

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 Justin Horwath

Stamp-o-rama

Move to Amend comes to Santa Fe

Local News Ashley Sanders calls me from somewhere near Flagstaff, Ariz. She and Renae Widdison, organizers for the Move to Amend Coalition, are on their way from California to Florida, piloting a truck loaded with a giant...

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger
 
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