New Voters. New Voices. New Mexico.
The group is still in the early stages of development, working toward the following goals:
- Support the Democratic candidate in the 2022 CD2 Congressional race
- Register Democratic-leaning CD2 residents
- Deliver messaging around “what Democrats are doing for you, your family, your businesses, and your communities in CD2 right now” via postcards, billboards, social media campaigns, and letters to editors.
- Coordinate with other CD2 groups to support Democratic candidates in races up and down the ballot
To join, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Letters to the Editor Group
Join others in writing letters about issues that matter to Democrats and progressives in New Mexico. This project is coordinated by Chris Spigarelli, formerly of T or C. Contact her at email@example.com if you’d like to participate. Chris encourages others to borrow as much of her original model as they want and then sign and send.
Below is an example of one of her letters on the subject of the CD1 special election.
By now most people are aware that there is a very important election occurring on June 1, which will decide who will take Deb Haaland’s seat in Congress. Why is this so important to New Mexico & our Nation?
This Congressional seat was recently held by a Democrat who had our New Mexican visions and values at heart. We need this seat to remain in the hands of a leader who has our traditional and tribal values and visions always in mind and at heart.
~helps our families by tackling urgent food & hunger issues.
~is a leader in climate change with her scientific background.
~wants to grow the economy with meaningful jobs.
~will protect our water and lands.
~voted against cannabis legalization, which has now passed and will bring much-needed funds to our state as well as expunge records of those with minor cannabis violations.
~is against women’s reproductive health rights and choices.
~is even against improving broadband access to all of our state.
~would have voted against the American Rescue Plan along with his Republican colleagues.
What can you do right now?
Read about the issues & make your decision for the candidate you feel will best represent New Mexican values and interests here and in Washington, DC. You can find information on candidate’s websites.
Volunteer (phone bank, text, talk with your friends & neighbors especially in CD1 precincts, write letters to the editor).
Donate—every little bit helps…more if you can.
But mainly, it is of upmost importance in the up-coming CD1 election to get out and vote.
>Find your Precinct number on your voter registration card.
>Locate your voting place by going to your County Clerk’s website.
>Make a plan: WHEN & WHERE you will vote.
And then, JUST DO IT.