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Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Conservation Voters New Mexico Endorses Slate of Pro-Conservation Candidates for General Election

Press release from CVNM:

Photo above from CVNM website.

Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM) continues its efforts to build a political voice for conservation by endorsing pro-environment candidates who will work to protect the natural heritage and way of life that New Mexicans cherish. CVNM has endorsed a slate of 32 state legislative candidates for the November 6, 2012 general election.

CVNM endorses candidates based on their conservation records and responses to a questionnaire on topics including environmental health, quality of life, energy, water, land use, transportation, wildlife and wilderness.

“New Mexican voters have made it clear that they want to protect the air, water, land and way of life
that sustains us all,” said Sandy Buffett, Executive Director of CVNM. “We have an opportunity to elect state legislators who will work hard to represent the environmental values of their constituents.”

CVNM’s legislative endorsements* for New Mexico’s general election are as follows:

Senate District 10:  Joseph Carraro
Senate District 14:  Michael Padilla
Senate District 15:  Daniel Ivey-Soto
Senate District 17:  Sen. Timothy Keller
Senate District 18:  Bill Tallman
Senate District 29:  Sen. Michael Sanchez
Senate District 31:  Joseph Cervantes
Senate District 36: Sen. Mary Jane Garcia
Senate District 37:  William Soules

House District 8:  Frank Otero
House District 13:  Patricia Roybal Caballero
House District 14: Rep. Miguel Garcia
House District 15:  Emily Kane
House District 18:  Rep. Gail Chasey
House District 23:  Marci Blaze
House District 24:  Elizabeth Thomson
House District 25:  Christine Trujillo
House District 26:  Georgene Louis
House District 30:  Maryellen Broderick
House District 33:  Bill McCamley
House District 35:  Jeff Steinborn
House District 36:  Phillip Archuleta
House District 37:  Joanne Ferrary
House District 38:  Terry Fortenberry
House District 39:  Rep. Rodolpho “Rudy” Martinez
House District 43:  Stephanie Garcia Richard
House District 48:  Rep. Luciano “Lucky” Varela
House District 50:  Stephen Easley
House District 52:  Doreen Gallegos
House District 53:  Nate Cote
House District 58:  Pablo Martinez
House District 68:  Eloise Gift

*CVNM does not endorse in uncontested races. For more information on our endorsement process, please visit www.cvnm.org.  Conservation Voters New Mexico, a nonpartisan, non-profit 501(c)(4) organization, works to protect New Mexico's natural environment and our cherished way of life. Our mission is to make sensible conservation policies a top priority for elected officials, political candidates, and voters across the state.

October 9, 2012 at 10:51 AM in 2012 Legislature Races, Candidates & Races, Environment | Permalink