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Albuquerque Teacher Federation's Bernie/Hillary Moment: Election '16

Online voting ends today for Albuquerque Teacher Federation (ATF) positions, including that of current president, Ellen Bernstein. In-person voting has been going on for a few days. 

For years,…


Added by Scot Key on May 3, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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Added by Phil_0 on June 6, 2014 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: South of the Border

  • More on the City Council "takeover." I think Councilor Peña is probably right that there might have been more constructive ways of getting a message across. But I don't think shutting things down and making arrests is an answer either. Also: terrible comments, even for the TV News…

Added by Phil_0 on May 7, 2014 at 7:00am — 7 Comments

A Malestrom of Mail

‘Tis the season of stunning fall foliage, calacas y calaveras, and incredible waste. I’m talking about the dead forest deposited in my mailbox daily. Campaign leaflets, postcards on cardstock, glossy 8 x 12 flyers and everything in between.

Last Friday, we received ten pieces of campaign mail, so I decided to take note of who got what in my household. We’ve got two last names and 3 voters; two males (one older, one younger) and moi in the… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on November 1, 2010 at 10:30am — 11 Comments

More Equal

It may be time to incorporate myself. I could watch my stock rise and fall in the markets. I could elect myself chairman of my own board. Or not. But the most fun is that now, by Supreme Court rule, I can make more noise and have more influence in elections than I can simply being me.

The trouble might be in choosing what kind of corporation to be. If I chose to be an energy company, must I… Continue

Added by Terry S. Davis on January 22, 2010 at 6:47am — No Comments

Poll Watching 101

I had my blog post all planned out for today. On Saturday I would walk over to the Barelas Bridge to watch the Race Down the Rio Grande and perhaps engage in a kinder gentler version of “Jay-walking” to mark the… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on June 1, 2009 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Perplexity, Persistence, and the MRGCD Elections

This is a tale of perplexity and persistence. More than a decade ago, when I purchased my first home and moved to Barelas, I registered to vote, wanting to do my civic duty and wanting to have my say about matters close to home. I read all of the election literature I received, including the newsletters sent out by the Middle Rio Grande… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on May 29, 2009 at 11:30am — 24 Comments

I can vote. Twice!

I have a cousin who used to live on the westside. She lived here for 10 years. Two years ago her husband died and she moved back to NJ. Being a responsible voter, she registered to vote in her new location. A few weeks ago she complained to me, (we're from NJ...that's what we do), about the calls she is getting from candidates she assumed were in NM since they weren't people running in her neck of the refineries. After telling me their names I confirmed that they were indeed NM… Continue

Added by Sarahjmd on October 21, 2008 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

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