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Features Javier: All three candidates for mayor participated in Santa Fe’s first test of publicly funded campaigns for the top job, but the one who emerged the victor was also the only candidate with big-money backing from political action committees.  by Joey Peters
City Elections Santa Fe’s New City Council DISTRICT 1: Signe Lindell says that as a new freshman councilor representing Santa Fe’s northwestern District 1, she’s going to get right down to work. by Justin Horwath
City Elections Charter Changes Take Flight The Santa Fe City Charter will include new language following Tuesday’s voter approval of nine amendments to the document that functions as the city’s constitution.  by Julie Ann Grimm

Final Election Results: All the Nerdy Details

City Elections Santa Fe City Clerk Yolanda Vigil published the final results of Tuesday's Municipal Election around 10:15pm. Results remain "unofficial" until they're approved by City Council. ... More

March 04, 2014 by SFR

FEC Complaint Filed Against Allen Weh

The complaint, filed by his opponent's wife, accuses Weh of several campaign violations

City Elections  Erin Clements, whose husband David Clements is running for the GOP nomination for US Senate, has filed a complaint alleging Allen Weh violated four Federal Election Commission rules ... More

May 21, 2014 by Joey Peters

State Republican Party Still Backing Closed Primaries

City Elections  State Democrats may be opening up to changing allowing independents to vote in partisan primaries, but Republicans are holding their ground in supporting the existing system. ... More

June 12, 2014 by Joey Peters

The Covers That Could Have Been

A look at our alternate covers for the week of 3/5

City Elections March 4, 2014 was a deadline day for the books at SFR headquarters. Coinciding with municipal election day, our standard cut-off time was prolonged in order to feature our mayor-elect in our cover and give readers the closest to a definite story as possible. ... More

March 05, 2014 By Enrique Limon

Gonzales: It is in the bag

Candidate leads the pack on mayoral election

City Elections As of 8:36 pm SFR can clearly say Javier Gonzales will be Santa Fe's next mayor.According to Gonzale ... More

March 04, 2014 By SFR Staff

City Election Underway

Polls close at 7 pm

City Elections Signs are waving, horns are honking and voters are voting. It's Election Day in Santa Fe. Polling places that opened this morning will remain available through 7 pm. ... More

March 04, 2014 By SFR Staff

Recycle Your Political Campaign Signs and Keep SF Beautiful

Services offered through March 10

City Elections So, you got your vote in, awaited results patiently and either jumped for joy or took to Facebook (S ... More

March 04, 2014 By SFR Staff

Ethics Board Dismisses Complaint Against Javier Gonzales

Meanwhile, outside pro-Gonzales PAC spending is now up to $47,000

City Elections  After more than an hour of deliberating in executive session, the city Ethics and Campaign Review Board dismissed a complaint alleging coordination between mayoral candidate Javier Gonzales and the political action committees that support him. ... More

Feb. 25, 2014 By Joey Peters

Gonzales Denies Ethics Complaint Alleging Coordination

Candidate calls Fred Rowe's complaint 'unsubstantiated' and 'legally insufficient.' Labor union leader Jon Hendry also dismissed Rowe's complaint in a seperate response.

City Elections  Mayoral candidate Javier Gonzales today formally responded to an ethics complaint alleging coordination between his campaign and the political action committees and labor unions that support him, dismissing it as relying on "unfounded assumptions, inaccurate claims and public press in an attempt to soil the reputation" of his campaign. ... More

Feb. 24, 2014 By Joey Peters

UPDATED: Outside PAC and Pro-Gonzales Spending Climbs To $58,000

On the eve of Election Day, campaign expenditures show significant outside spending

City Elections  If there's been any one theme to this year's Santa Fe mayoral race, it's been the role that political action committees have played in a publicly financed election. ... More

March 03, 2014 By Joey Peters


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