Aug. 22, 2017
Topic: elections

Take Charge of Our Schools

SFR's coverage and endorsements in the 2010 school board election

Local News A round-up of SFR's pop quizzes with school board candidates and our editorial endorsements for this year's extremely important election.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 SFR

Pop Quiz 2011: Santa Fe Public Schools Board 2

District 2

Local News As the site of this year’s most contentious school-related battle, District 2—which includes Acequia Madre, Atalaya and Wood Gormley elementary schools, and El Dorado Community School—has prod...

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Zane's World

Culture Works

Opinion According to Edison Research, the company that conducts exit polls for national elections, two out of every five voters in the 2010 midterm elections ranked “spending to create jobs” as Congress&rsq...

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Zane Fischer

2010 Santa Fe School Board Endorsements

SFR recommends new voices to lead the district

Local News Frustration with the Santa Fe Public Schools is palpable, and has been rising for the last year. Budget woes make for an easy culprit. The district faces an unknown shortfall—the figure, according to the ...

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 SFR

Redrawing New Mexico

This year, Democrats and Republicans will change the state’s political boundaries—but who will win?

Features Veterans of the redistricting process say it’s consistently fraught with political infighting—not just between the two parties, but also among members of the same party. And a heated 2010 election s...

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

What Bills May Come

The movers, shakers and issues to watch in this year’s Legislature

Local News At noon on Tuesday, Jan. 18, the New Mexico state Legislature convenes for this year’s 60-day session. Foremost on many lawmakers’ minds is the state budget shortfall—estimated by the Legislat...

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

What’s the (Voting) Matter?

In Brief

Local News Rick Lass, director of the electoral-reform group Voting Matters, is tired of talking about ranked-choice voting. The system allows voters to rank candidates in order of preference, which advocates say ensures ...

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Top Ten Stories of 2010

SFR Revisits the top 10 stories of the year—and the conspiracy theories behind them

Features We wrap up 2010 with a look back at the top stories that shaped the roller coaster of the last 12 months. True, not all of these stories woke us at 3 am with our teeth chattering. But the pervasive sense of sed...

Talking the Talk

In Brief

Local News On Dec. 10, Bernie Sanders, the 69-year-old independent US senator from Vermont, railed against the bipartisan compromise on George W Bush-era tax cuts and unemployment benefits—for more than eight hours.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger


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