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CVNM Action Fund Endorses Carrie Hamblen in Primary Election for SD38

Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM), through its coordinated political action committee CVNM Action Fund, endorsed Carrie Hamblen in the 2020 primary election for Senate District 38. The District encompasses much of Las Cruces and the towns of Mesquite, Vado, San Miguel, La Mesa and Chamberino. “CVNM Action Fund is proud to endorse Carrie Hamblen for 


Conservation Voters New Mexico Action Fund Endorses Incumbent Harry Browne for Grant County Commission, Siah Correa Hemphill for State Senate

Santa Fe, N.M. – Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM), through its coordinated political action committee CVNM Action Fund, endorsed incumbent Commissioner Harry Browne in the 2020 primary election for the Grant County Commission. “Harry Browne is a key voice for environmental and conservation values in Grant County and on the County Commission,” said Ben Shelton, 


Conservation Voters New Mexico Action Fund Endorses Slate of Pro-Conservation Newcomers and Conservation Champion Incumbents in the Primary Election

Santa Fe, N.M. – Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM), through its coordinated political action committee CVNM Action Fund, endorsed 19 conservation champion incumbents and challengers in the 2020 primary election for the state Legislature. The list includes eight House candidates, of which five are making their first foray into legislative politics. On the Senate side, 


Conservation Voters New Mexico Action Fund Endorses House Speaker Brian Egolf and Conservation Champion Legislative Incumbents With Challengers For Primary Election

Santa Fe, N.M. – Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM), via its coordinated political action committee CVNM Action Fund, continues its efforts to build a strong political voice for our environment by endorsing candidates who will work for the future of New Mexico’s air, land, water and communities. Today, CVNM Action Fund has early endorsed conservation champion incumbents with 


Pro-Conservation Candidates Sweep in Statewide, PRC Contests, CVNM efforts secure pro-conservation majority in NM House of Representatives

Conservation candidate wins show clear clean energy mandate from voters ALBUQUERQUE, N.M – Today, Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM), the leading statewide environmental advocacy organization in the state, reports that General Election outcomes will create a significant shift in New Mexico’s approach to issues affecting New Mexico’s air, land and water. On Tuesday, New Mexicans 


CVNM Action Fund Endorses Representative Stephanie Garcia Richard for Commissioner of Public Lands

Santa Fe, N.M. – Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM), the state’s leading political advocacy voice for sound environmental policies that support healthy communities, announced today its endorsement of Representative Stephanie Garcia Richard for New Mexico Land Commissioner via its coordinated political action committee CVNM Action Fund. “Rep. Garcia Richard has been vocal and ambitious in 


Voters Overwhelmingly Choose Pro-Conservation Candidates in New Mexico’s Primary Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Santa Fe, N.M. – Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM), via its political action committees CVNM Action Fund and CVNM Verde Voters Fund, continues to build a strong political voice for New Mexico’s environment by electing pro-conservation candidates who will work to protect our air, land, water and the health of our communities. 


Conservative groups funded by energy corporations pour money into final days of New Mexico’s primary election

​Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, campaigns and political action committees reported their contributions and expenditures to the Secretary of State. Of note: A SuperPAC called NM Strong filings state that they are entirely funded by Chevron and Mack Energy. The filing also identifies plans to spend large amounts of money in the final days before 


CVNM Endorses Slate of Pro-Conservation House and PRC Candidates for Primary Election

Santa Fe, NM – Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM), via its coordinated political action committee CVNM Action Fund, continues its efforts to build a strong political voice for our environment by endorsing candidates who will work for the future of New Mexico’s air, land, water and communities. Today, CVNM has endorsed a slate of eight 


CVNM Endorses Pro-Conservation Candidates in Grant County Commission Races

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Santa Fe, NM – Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM), via its coordinated political action committee CVNM Action Fund, continues its efforts to build a strong political voice for our environment by endorsing candidates who will work for the future of New Mexico’s air, land, water and communities. CVNM has endorsed two Grant