Cedar Attanasio, Associated Press — SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The committee responsible for proposing new political boundaries in New Mexico has sent a final report to state legislators, recommending maps to be used in redistricting. [READ MORE]
News: Dark $$$ influence sparks calls for investigation into groups lobbying NM Redistricting Committee
NM House Republicans — Santa Fe, NM – According to a recent report, the Center for Civic Policy and NAVA Education Project offered $50 stipends to individuals to lobby New Mexico’s first independent and nonpartisan Citizen Redistricting Committee (CRC) to pass their privately funded redistricting maps. The accusations of paying to influence the CRC are seemingly backed up by emails gathered by a local ethics watchdog group, and raise concerns over transparency and influence as the state embraces the independent and nonpartisan redistricting efforts. [READ MORE]
Dan McKay, Albuquerque Journal — SANTA FE – The 2nd Congressional District in southern New Mexico leans about 14 percentage points more Republican than the nation as a whole, by one standard. [READ MORE]
The CRC has completed its public meetings and the maps have been approved for analysis. These maps will now be sent to Legislature for consideration. This Legislative special session for redistricting is set to take place in the beginning of December. Visit and [VIEW MAPS] hosted by the New Mexico Citizen Redistricting Committee.
Hobbs News-Sun — When the state appointed Citizen Redistricting Committee recessed on Oct. 15 there were still a lot of matters left in the air — and a lot of comments left to be heard on the drawing voting lines in the state. [READ MORE]