The New Mexico Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that would ban guns near polling places and drop boxes.
With a new year comes change, and voters in states across the country are dealing with laws both expanding and attacking voting and elections after a multitude of previously enacted bills went into effect on Jan. 1.
Today, the New Mexico Supreme Court unanimously upheld the state’s congressional map, keeping in place the current map for 2024 and the rest of the redistricting cycle.
On Friday, Oct. 6, a New Mexico court upheld New Mexico’s congressional map holding that it is not an “egregious” partisan gerrymander.
Today, Wednesday, Sept. 27, a state-level trial begins in a redistricting lawsuit brought by the Republican Party of New Mexico challenging New Mexico’s congressional map for being an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander.
On Wednesday, July 5, the New Mexico Supreme Court issued an order holding that partisan gerrymandering claims are justiciable under the New Mexico Constitution.
On Monday, March 13, the New Mexico Legislature sent House Bill 4, the New Mexico Voting Rights Act, to the desk of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) for her signature.
On Friday, Jan. 27, New Mexico Democrats introduced House Bill 4, the New Mexico Voting Rights Act, an omnibus pro-voting bill that floundered last year.
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued more subpoenas to election officials in the investigation into former President Donald Trump’s efforts to stop certification of the 2020 presidential election results.
Votes are still being counted across the country, but many candidates who denied the results of the 2020 election are coming up short in their races for key positions in election administration in competitive states.
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