CVNM invested heavily in primary races up and down the ballot, implementing our largest primary electoral program in the organization’s history. Despite last minute investments in anti-conservation candidates by oil and gas corporations and PNM, pro-conservation candidates won the majority of their races. The 2018 primary election shows that having a strong conservation record, platform and vision pays off for candidates in New Mexico. New Mexicans are ready to bring change to our state and that was clear as incumbents in the PRC and House of Representatives were defeated by new, progressive pro-conservation voices. Read the full press release.»
Conservation Voters New Mexico Action Fund
In order to pass strong laws that protect New Mexico’s air, land and water, we believe it is critical to engage in the electoral process.
CVNM is #TeamSGR for Commissioner of Public Lands
For the sake of New Mexico’s clean air, land, water and communities, Representative Stephanie Garcia Richard is Conservation Voters New Mexico’s pick for Commissioner of Public Lands for this November.
Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard’s work, positions and record as a State Representative display her passion for the environment and its protection. During Stephanie’s 3-term tenure representing the Jemez Mountain Range district in the State Legislature, she has worked on many challenges, issues and constituency groups that are mirrored at the State Land Office. That’s why Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM) Action Fund has endorsed her for Commissioner of Public Lands. Read more on our blog.»
Voters Overwhelmingly Choose Pro-Conservation Candidates in New Mexico’s Primary Election