2022All Elected Spotlights

Elected Spotlight: A Speaker’s Legacy

It’s normal to have some turnover election to election, particularly in the New Mexico House of Representatives. Serving in the legislature is still an unpaid position that requires nearly a full time commitment year round. It leads to an unusually high attrition rate as legislators struggle to balance their legislative…
June 29, 2022
2021All Elected Spotlights

Elected Spotlight: New Voices

The 2018 elections drastically shifted the political landscape with the election of Governor Lujan Grisham and a stronger majority pro-conservation House. The Governor made it clear from her first day in office that she wanted to create a climate-focused administration by signing a critical Executive Order on Climate. The legislature…
November 1, 2021
2019All Elected Spotlights

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham Grade: A

The defining feature of the 2019 legislative session was the presence and influence of new Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham. The short version is this: over her first 100 days, Governor Lujan Grisham has governed the way that she campaigned – energetic, full of ideas and not afraid to push the…
May 23, 2019