Aug. 17, 2017
Topic: elections

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

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


Three constitutional amendments seek to make the PRC better

Local News The saga of Jerome Block, Jr.—from election violations to drug addiction, with chimichangas and Gatorade in between—captured Santa Fe’s attention earlier this year. On election day, voters will have the o...

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger


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

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

Blue or Red?

How candidates are courting New Mexico’s Latino vote

Local News A 10-year-old girl walks into her home, where her young Hispanic parents greet her. The conversation soon turns to voting. “¿Papá, tú votas?” she asks. (Dad, do you vote?) “¡Sí! Pero sólo para l...

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 Justin Horwath


Just a few of the reasons why registered voters didn’t participate in the June 5 primary: ideology, laziness and poop

Local News In this year’s primaries, 75 percent of registered voters didn’t show up at the polls. Here’s an unscientific breakdown of their reasons why.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 Wren Abbott

Crime and Punishment

Court statistics are a campaign flashpoint—but do they tell the whole story?

Local News In the Democratic primary race for 1st Judicial District Attorney, challenger Lloyd Drager has made much of the “defense attorney” background of incumbent Angela “Spence” Pacheco’s administration. Whe...

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 Wren Abbott

Howe It’s Done

Outgoing PRC commissioner Doug Howe talks about the challenges and frustrations of working for the state’s most troubled agency

Local News To most who pay attention, Dist. 3 Public Regulation Commissioner Doug Howe is a marked improvement over former commissioner Jerome Block, Jr. Block resigned last September after pleading guilty to various fel...

Wednesday, May 23, 2012


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