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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 


Conservation Voters New Mexico Action Fund Endorses Garrett VeneKlasen for New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Santa Fe, N.M. – Conservation Voters New Mexico Action Fund (CVNM Action Fund), the leading political advocacy voice for sound environmental policies in New Mexico, announced today its endorsement of Garrett VeneKlasen for New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands. “Mr. VeneKlasen has dedicated his life to exploring and conserving New Mexico’s public 


Conservation Voters New Mexico Action Fund Endorses Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham To Be New Mexico’s Next Governor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Contact: Ben Shelton, ben@cvnm.org or 505-992-8683 Conservation Voters New Mexico Action Fund Endorses Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham To Be New Mexico’s Next Governor SANTA FE, NM – Today, Conservation Voters New Mexico Action Fund (CVNM Action Fund) is proud to endorse Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham to be the 


In NM’s Pivotal 2016 General Election, State Outcomes Diverge from National Successful Conservation Candidates Decide Key Races in State House and Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Santa Fe, N.M. – Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM), via its coordinated political action committee CVNM Action Fund (CVNMAF), continues to build power for our environment in the Land of Enchantment by electing pro-conservation candidates who will work to protect our air, land, water and the health of our communities. Nineteen out 


Lee Cotter Named to State LCVs’ “Dirty Dozen in the States”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lee Cotter Named to State LCVs’ “Dirty Dozen in the States” Targets the most anti-environment state-level candidates in the country Santa Fe, N.M. – As a key part of its electoral work this year, Conservation Voters New Mexico (CVNM), via its political action committee CVNM Action Fund, announced today that Senator Lee