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.
On Tuesday, Sept. 6, a New Mexico judge removed New Mexico County Commissioner and election denier Couy Griffin from office due to his involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection.
On Friday, July 22, a federal judge issued an order that allows a conservative group, Voter Reference Foundation, to publish voters’ information on a public database.
On Friday, Jan. 21, Republicans filed a lawsuit challenging New Mexico’s new congressional map.
Yesterday, New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) and Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver (D) announced plans for the state to improve voting access.
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