- Keller, Webber reelected, stadium rejected, ABQ council candidates face run-offA large turnout of Albuquerque voters chose to send their mayor back to city hall for another four years, but they also used Tuesday’s election to soundly reject the stadium funding package the mayor had endorsed.
An election round-up from Spencer Butler, Tyler Braunhardt, Jeanette DeDios, Noah Solomon / NM News Port
- As Election Day nears, stadium bond lagging in pollsPolls indicate the stadium bond question, set to appear on the Albuquerque ballot Nov. 2., is in danger of failing.
By Tyler Braunhardt, NM News Port
- ABQ voters to decide 14 bond measuresOn Nov. 2 Albuquerque voters will vote on 14 bonds proposed by the city of Albuquerque and Albuquerque Public Schools.
By Jeanette DeDios / NM News Port
- ABQ mayoral race heads to the finish lineIn the city of Albuquerque, next Tuesday’s elections will test a number of things, but arguably the biggest race is the contest for the mayoral office. Story by Spencer Butler for NM News Port
- UNM students support soccer stadiumAlbuquerque voters will decide on Nov. 2 whether the city will borrow up to $50 million for the construction of a stadium to be leased to the New Mexico United professional soccer team. By Juan Baeza / NM News Port
- Proposed Stadium Excites Some, Worries OthersStadium to be left in the hands of voters November 2.
- Ammo shortage causes limitation for trainingBy Dane Vaughn / NM News Port New gun owners learning to shoot are encountering an obstacle: an ammo shortage in Albuquerque that has lasted an entire year. Retailers such as Big 5, Calibers and Right to Bear Arms in Albuquerque answer calls daily about what ammo is in stock. On any given day the… Continue reading Ammo shortage causes limitation for training
- NM lawmakers approve recreational marijuanaManuel Romero / NM News Port The New Mexico State Legislature, meeting in special session, passed two bills that would expunge past marijuana convictions while making New Mexico the 16th state to permit the recreational use of marijuana. The bills now head to the governor’s desk where she’s expected to sign them today. Rep. Javier… Continue reading NM lawmakers approve recreational marijuana
- Redrawing of NM’s districts loomsBy Adam Evarts / NM News Port The 2020 Census data will be put to use later this year in a special legislative session that will determine a redrawing of legislative districts throughout New Mexico, as required by federal law every 10 years. The reason there is redistricting is to create districts that are even,… Continue reading Redrawing of NM’s districts looms
- New Mexico census self-response rate falls short of 2010 and 2000By Bodie Russell / NM News Port Census 2020 leaders point to a multitude of problems, especially the coronavirus pandemic, that lead to low self-response numbers in New Mexico. New Mexico’s reported response rate was 58.7%. It fell short of the 60% rate of 2010. But it fell even shorter than the 62% response rate… Continue reading New Mexico census self-response rate falls short of 2010 and 2000