Voter Turnout

Update on New Mexico’s Effort to Open Up the Vote

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2019 is turning out to be one of the most electric years in New Mexico history for election reform. A swirl of bills are attempting to unlock one of the most closed primary voting systems in the USA. New Mexico’s closed primary system means only registered voters of the three major parties can vote in… Read More

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Automatic Voter Registration & Updating of Qualified Electors at the MVD & Other State Agencies – HB 84, SB 50

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Twin bills making their way through the NM State Legislature’s 2019 session would provide for automatic voter registration at the state’s MVD offices, and contract field offices and, eventually, other state agencies. The NM resident applying for a new or renewed driver’s license or i.d., and meeting other requirements, would be enrolled in the registered… Read More