Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Sierra Club Northern New Mexico Group Releases Candidate Endorsements and Bond Support
Below are the endorsed candidates and bond questions recommended by the Northern New Mexico Group of the Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter. Detailed candidate endorsements are attached for all four districts. The Northern New Mexico Group researched these bond questions and candidates thoroughly, and we urge Santa Feans to support them in the upcoming municipal election:
Candidates for Santa Fe City Council:
District 1: Patti Bushee
Councilor Bushee has been a long history of advocating for environmental issues, development of clean energy and responsible water use in her many years on the City Council.
District 2: Peter Ives
Ives, a new candidate running for this open seat, has worked as in-house counsel for the Trust for Public Land for 14 years and demonstrates a commitment to increasing awareness of sustainability in Santa Fe and protecting its water sources
District 3: Christopher Rivera
Rivera, also a new candidate running for an open seat, displays a strong knowledge of water issues and a concern for long-term planning to keep resources plentiful for future generations of Santa Feans.
District 4: Carol Robertson Lopez
Robertson Lopez is a former city councilor with superb knowledge of water issues and a strong record of advocating for smart water-conservation strategies
See more information on these candidates here.
Vote "yes" on the following bond questions:
Question 2: $14 million for Trails and Parks.
Question 3: $3.8 million for sustainable environmental projects.