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Rio Grande Chapter endorsements for 2014 general election

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Oct. 7, 2014

The Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club this week announced its endorsement lineup for the Nov. 4 general election.
“These candidates are committed to protecting our air, water, land and wildlife here in New Mexico,” said Susan Martin, Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter political chair.


Endorsement section of October 2014 Sierran

Volunteer Maria De Anda Hay speaking with a voter

Click here to read the endorsement section of the most recent issue of the Sierran:


Help elect pro-environment candidates, get some exercise and make new friends!

Walk to help the environment!
Join us to canvass door to door for our endorsed candidates so we can help them win their races in the critical Nov. 4 election! Contact Susan Martin at (505) 988-5206, smartin31@comcast.net, or Norma McCallan, (505) 471-0005. Varying options of places and times (we'll canvass every weekend in the Santa Fe, Los Alamos, Albuquerque and Las Cruces areas).


Election boot camp with Commissioner Holian and former Mayor Coss

Do you want to make a difference this November by helping elect candidates who will make New Mexico a better place for us all?

This two-and-a-half-hour training will teach you best tactics for winning elections.

We'll hear from Santa Fe County Commissioner Kathy Holian and former Mayor David Coss, veteran campaign managers and practiced canvassers. We'll discuss the latest data on what really turns voters out. And we'll have a chance to practice these techniques to prepare you to be an effective campaigner this fall.

WHEN: 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11


Elections Boot Camp — Albuquerque --- With Former State Representatives Eleanor Chavez and Dede Feldman

So you want to make a difference this Fall. You want to help elect candidates who will make New Mexico a better place for all of us!

This two-and-a-half-hour training will teach you best tactics for winning elections.

We'll hear from former candidates, veteran campaign managers and practiced canvassers. We'll hear the latest data on what really turns voters out. And we'll have a chance to practice these techniques to prepare you to be an effective campaigner this fall.

WHEN: 6 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 27


Check out our endorsed candidates in the June 3 primary!

The Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter has endorsed the following candidates in the June 3 primary election. Many of these candidates are in tight races where your help WILL make the difference! Primaries are where we can elect truly progressive candidates who will fight for environmental priorities. Contact Susan Martin at smartin31@comcast.net or 505-670-3279 to help, or see below for opportunities this weekend, May 31 and June 1.


A pro-bosque Albuquerque City Council majority

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By Richard Barish, Central Group Bosque Issues Chair

Sierra Club and bosque activists volunteered in unprecedented numbers to ensure that Albuquerque has a bosque-friendly City Council.


Contact Information for Federal Political Leaders

U.S. Capitol

President Barack Obama
Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar

U.S. Senator Tom Udall

U.S. Representative Ben R. Luján (Dist. 3)


Sierra Club Endorsees Win in Santa Fe Municipal elections

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All three candidates that the Sierra Club endorsed in the Santa Fe Municipal elections of March 2, 2010 were re-elected. Congratulations to Mayor David Coss, Mayor Pro Tem/Councilor of District 2 Rebecca Wurzburger, and Councilor of District 1 Chris Calvert.


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