PLEDGE TO VOTE & RANK THIS ELECTION!

THIS IS A CRITICAL ELECTION YEAR -

THAT STARTS WITH OUR LOCAL ELECTIONS -

PLEASE JOIN OUR VOTER ENGAGEMENT & EDUCATION CAMPAIGN

Earth Care is partnering with Fair Vote New Mexico to engage our young people, families, and neighbors to participate in the upcoming local election and we're running a campaign to help equip folks with information about the new Ranked Choice voting system. We're conducting presentations, community outreach, and hosting events. Please join our campaign by pledging to vote below.

 

LET US KNOW WHY YOU PLEDGE TO VOTE AND RANK YOUR CANDIDATES IN THE UPCOMING ELECTION BY CLICKING HERE 

AND IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VOLUNTEER OR GET INVOLVED WITH OUR RANKED CHOICE VOTING VOTER EDUCATION & ENGAGEMENT CAMPAIGN, CLICK HERE

For upcoming events - visit the Earth Care Facebook Page


VOTER'S GUIDES

League of Women Voters ENGLISH/SPANISH

Retake Our Democracy

Chainbreaker Collective ENGLISH/SPANISH


CRITICAL ELECTION INFORMATION

ABSENTEE VOTING BEGAN: January 30

EARLY VOTING: February 14 – March 2, 2018

ELECTION DAY March 6

MAYOR Five candidates will be listed on your ballot. One of them will be elected to serve as Santa Fe’s first full-time Mayor. CITY COUNCILOR Only the candidate(s) in your City Council District will be listed on your ballot. One of them will be elected to represent you on the City Council.

GENERAL ELECTION Tuesday, November 4

Polls open: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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The New Mexico Secretary of State’s Voter View at https://voterview.state.nm.us  to determine your voter registration status, your registered address, and your precinct number, which determines where you will vote in this election.

Santa Fe County Bureau of Elections: 505-986-6280 www.santafecountynm.gov/clerk

NM State Bureau of Elections (Office of Secretary of State): 505-827-3600 www.sos.state.nm.us

 


SAMPLE BALLOTS BY DISTRICT

District 1

District 2

District 3

District 4

 


PLEASE COME OUT FOR 

SOUTHSIDE MAYORAL FORUM: THE CANDIDATES RESPOND TO YOUTH, FAMILIES, AND WORKERS

COHOSTED BY: CHAINBREAKER COLLECTIVE,

COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS, NM DREAMERS IN ACTION

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 22

6:00-8:00 PM

at Cesar Chavez Elementary School gym

6251 Jaguar Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87507

2-22_Mayoral_Forum_English.jpgTHIS IS A BILINGUAL EVENT AND CHILDCARE WILL BE PROVIDED

LEARN MORE & RSVP HERE


El Foro del Sur, Candidatos para Alcalde: Respuestas a la Juventud, Familias y Trabajadores

Organizado por Earth Care, Communities in Schools, Chainbreaker Collective y New Mexico Dreamers In Action.

JUEVES, 22 DE FEBRERO
6: 00-8: 00 PM
en el gimnasio de la Escuela Primaria Cesar Chavez
6251 Jaguar Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87507

2-22_Mayoral_Forum_Spanish.jpgMÁS INFORMACIÓN Y RSVP


ELECTION DATES & UPCOMING EVENTS

THIS IS A CRITICAL ELECTION YEAR -

THAT STARTS WITH OUR LOCAL ELECTIONS -

PLEASE JOIN OUR VOTER ENGAGEMENT & EDUCATION CAMPAIGN

Earth Care is partnering with Fair Vote New Mexico to engage our young people, families, and neighbors to participate in the upcoming local election and we're running a campaign to help equip folks with information about the new Ranked Choice voting system.

The City of Santa Fe will hold a regular municipal election on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, and we will be electing:

  1. A Mayor to a four-year term
  2. A City Councilor from District 1 to a four-year term
  3. A City Councilor from District 2 to a four-year term
  4. A City Councilor from District 3 to a four-year term
  5. A City Councilor from District 4 to a four-year term

ABSENTEE VOTING: Starts Tuesday January 30 - Friday March 2

You can send your absentee ballot in by mail. You can get an application for an absentee ballot from the City Clerks' Office OR by downloading an application online HERE. All applications for absentee ballots must be completed and accepted by the City Clerk prior to 5:00 p.m., Friday, March 2, 2018. The City Clerk will accept completed absentee ballots delivered by mail, or in person by the voter casting the absentee ballot, their caregiver or the voter's immediate family, until 7:00 p.m. on March 6, 2018.

EARLY VOTING: Starts Wednesday February 14 - Friday March 2

You can vote at the following locations:

  • The City Clerk's office, 200 Lincoln Avenue, City Hall, Room 215, Monday - Friday during regular hours
  • Genoveva Chavez Community Center, 3221 Rodeo Road, Tuesday - Saturday during the early voting period from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except on Friday, March 2, 2018, voting will close at 5:00 p.m.  

ELECTION DAY - TUESDAY MARCH 6, 2018

Santa Fe Voters can go to any of the Voting Convenience Centers, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on March 6, 2018:

  • Montezuma Lodge, 431 Paseo de Peralta
  • Gonzales Community School, 851 W. Alameda
  • Salazar Elementary School, 1231 Apache Avenue
  • Atalaya Elementary School, 721 Camino Cabra
  • St. John's United Methodist Church, 1200 Old Pecos Trail
  • Christian Life Church, 121 Siringo Road
  • Nina Otero Community School, 5901 Herrera Drive
  • Sweeney Elementary School, 4100 S. Meadows Road
  • Southside Library, 6599 Jaguar Drive
  • Nava Elementary School, 2655 Siringo Road
  • Kearny Elementary School, 901 Avenida de las Campanas
  • Genoveva Chavez Community Center, 3221 Rodeo Road

La Municipalidad de Santa Fe celebrará una elección ordinaria el martes 6 de marzo 2018, con el fin de elegir:

  1. Un Alcalde para toda la Municipalidad por un plazo de cuatro anos;
  2. Un Concejal de la Municipalidad del Distrito 1 por un plazo de cuatro años;
  3. Un Concejal de la Municipalidad del Distrito 2 por un plazo de cuatro años;
  4. Un Concejal de la Municipalidad del Distrito 3 por un plazo de cuatro años; y
  5. Un Concejal de la Municipalidad del Distrito 4 por un plazo de cuatro años.

VOTACIÓN EN AUSENCIA - martes, 30 de enero 2018el viernes, 2 de marzo 2018

Votación en ausencia por correo empezará el martes, 30 de enero 2018 y cerrará a las 5:00 p.m. el viernes, 2 de marzo 2018. Pueden emitir boletas en ausencia personalmente a partir del martes, 30 de enero 2018 hasta las 5:00 p.m. el viernes, 2 de marzo 2018. La votación en ausencia se llevará a cabo en la oficina de la Escribana de la Municipalidad, durante horas laborables y los días laborables, de lunes a viernes.  Solicitudes para obtener boleta en ausencia se puede obtener solamente de la oficina de la Escribana de la Municipalidad.  Todas las solicitudes para obtener boleta en ausencia tienen que completarse y aceptarse por la Escribana de la Municipalidad antes de las 5:00 p.m. el viernes, 2 de marzo 2018.   Después de las 5:00 p.m. el 2 de marzo 2018 todas las boletas en ausencia no usadas se destruirán públicamente por la Escribana de la Municipalidad.  La Escribana de la Municipalidad aceptará boletas en ausencia completadas entregadas por correo o personalmente por el votante que emita la boleta en ausencia,  su cuidador/a o un familiar cercano, hasta las 7:00 p.m. el 6 de marzo 2018.

Se puede obtener una solicitud de boleta electoral para votar en ausencia en la Oficina de la Escribana Municipal o haciendo clic AQUÍ https://www.santafenm.gov/application_for_absentee_ballot para descargar la solicitud. Se indican a continuación la dirección física, la dirección postal y los números de teléfono de la Oficina de la Escribana Municipal:

-200 Lincoln Avenue, City Hall, Room 215, Santa Fe, NM  87501

VOTACIÓN POR ANTICIPADO - miércoles, 14 de febrero 2018 - el viernes, 2 de marzo 2018.

La votación por anticipado se llevará a cabo en:

  • la oficina del Escribana de la  Municipalidad, durante horas laborables y los días laborables de lunes a viernes. 
  • Genoveva Chavez Community Center, 3221 Rodeo Road, entre las 9:00 a.m. el miércoles, 14 de febrero 2018 y las 5:00 p.m., el viernes, 2 de marzo 2018. La votación por anticipado, en este sitio, se llevará a cabo de martes a sábado, durante el período de votación por anticipado de 9:00 a.m. a 6:00 p.m., excepto el viernes, 2 de marzo 2018, la votación se cerrará a las 5:00 p.m.

Todas las solicitudes para boletas de anticipado tienen completarse y aceptarse por la Escribana de la Municipalidad antes de las 5:00 p.m. el viernes, 2 de marzo de 2018. Después de las 5:00 p.m. el día 2 de marzo 2018, todas las boletas de anticipado no usadas se destruirán públicamente por la Escribana de la Municipalidad.

CENTROS DE VOTACIÓN DE CONVENIENCIA

Todos los recintos electorales dentro de los cuatro (4) distritos concejales de la municipalidad sean consolidados en Centros de Votación de Conveniencia.  Cualquier votante con derecho de votar dentro los límites municipales de la Municipalidad de Santa Fe puede votar en cualquiera de los siguientes Centros de Votación de Conveniencia, entre las horas de 7:00 a.m. y 7:00 p.m. el día 6 de marzo 2018:

  1. Montezuma Lodge, 431 Paseo de Peralta
  2. Gonzales Community School, 851 W. Alameda
  3. Salazar Elementary School, 1231 Apache Avenue
  4. Atalaya Elementary School, 721 Camino Cabra
  5. St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1200 Old Pecos Trail
  6. Christian Life Church, 121 Siringo Road
  7. Nina Otero Community School, 5901 Herrera Drive
  8. Sweeney Elementary School, 4100 S. Meadows Road
  9. Southside Library, 6599 Jaguar Drive
  10. Nava Elementary School, 2655 Siringo Road
  11. Kearny Elementary School, 901 Avenida de las Campanas
  12. Genoveva Chavez Community Center, 3221 Rodeo Road

 

LET US KNOW WHY YOU PLEDGE TO VOTE AND RANK YOUR CANDIDATES IN THE UPCOMING ELECTION BY CLICKING HERE 

AND IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VOLUNTEER OR GET INVOLVED WITH OUR RANKED CHOICE VOTING VOTER EDUCATION & ENGAGEMENT CAMPAIGN, CLICK HERE

 

CHAINBREAKER COLLECTIVE RELEASED THEIR 2018 VOTER GUIDE

THEY ASKED ALL OF THE CANDIDATES ON THE BALLOT: 

  1. IF ELECTED, what programs do you support and/or propose to expand affordable housing for low-income people & what ways do you believe we can encourage development with displacing low-income people?
  2. IF ELECTED, what programs do you support and/or propose to increase bus service, accessibility & affordability to the areas of Santa Fe in most need of public transportation?
  3. In what ways would you hold yourself, your colleagues & city staff accountable to the implementation of the Resident's Bill of Rights resolution & what resources would you call upon to advance its directives?

ACCESS THE 2018 VOTER GUIDE HERE

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PLEASE COME OUT FOR 

SOUTHSIDE MAYORAL FORUM: THE CANDIDATES RESPOND TO YOUTH, FAMILIES, AND WORKERS

COHOSTED BY: CHAINBREAKER COLLECTIVE,

COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS, NM DREAMERS IN ACTION

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 22

6:00-8:00 PM

at Cesar Chavez Elementary School gym

6251 Jaguar Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87507

2-22_Mayoral_Forum_English.jpgTHIS IS A BILINGUAL EVENT AND CHILDCARE WILL BE PROVIDED

LEARN MORE & RSVP HERE


El Foro del Sur, Candidatos para Alcalde: Respuestas a la Juventud, Familias y Trabajadores

Organizado por Earth Care, Communities in Schools, Chainbreaker Collective y New Mexico Dreamers In Action.

JUEVES, 22 DE FEBRERO
6: 00-8: 00 PM
en el gimnasio de la Escuela Primaria Cesar Chavez
6251 Jaguar Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87507

2-22_Mayoral_Forum_Spanish.jpgMÁS INFORMACIÓN Y RSVP


DO YOU KNOW ABOUT RANKED CHOICE VOTING?

JOIN US AT THESE UPCOMING EVENTS TO LEARN WHAT RCV IS AND WHY WE RANK

THIS THURSDAY FEBRUARY 8

12:00-1:30 PM

at Second Street Brewery, 1814 2nd Street, Santa Fe, NM

LEARN MORE & RSVP HERE


THURSDAY FEBRUARY 15

12:00-1:30 PM

at Second Street Brewery, 2920 Rufina Street, Santa Fe, NM

RSVP & LEARN MORE HERE


RCV FREE COMMUNITY TRAINING - ENTRENAMIENTO GRATIS

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 17

at Southside Library, 6599 Jaguar Drive

SPANISH TRAINING 2-3 PM

ENGLISH TRAINING 3-4 PM

RSVP & LEARN MORE HERE 


THURSDAY FEBRUARY 22

5:00-6:30 PM

at Desert Dogs Brewery & Taproom, 112 W San Francisco St, Unit 307, Santa Fe, NM

RSVP & LEARN MORE HERE 




Education without Displacement

Today, Tuesday, January 23th

5:30- 7:30 PM @ Higher Education Center

Education Without Displacement

Hosted by: Chainbreaker Collective 

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We are proud to support and promote this critical series hosted by Chainbreaker throughout the election season -- to explore the equity crisis facing our Santa Fe community and find solutions together.  

Our staff Ruby Lopez and Miguel Angel Acosta will be taking part in tonight's event

 Hear panelists make the connections and explore the intersections of institutional and community education, built environment and equity:· 

Patricia Trujillo, Ph.D: Associate Professor, Northern NM College· 

Ruby Lopez: Educator, Sustainability Education Program, Earth Care

Linda Seigel: President, Resources for Change· 

Patricia Gay-Webb: Dual Language Teacher, El Camino Real Academy

The discussion will be moderated by Miguel Angel Acosta with Earth Care

It is free and open to everyone. Food will be provided. 

Please join us and help increase Santa Fean's political literacy about equity during this critical election cycle.

 

LEARN MORE HERE


Women's March 2018

Thousands converged Sunday on the Santa Fe Plaza for the second annual Women’s March, a demonstration of support in what has become one of the largest international political protest for human rights in American history.

 Our youth leaders (like Ladretta Valencia pictured below in the Santa Fe New Mexican), staff, and Board members were raising their voices for justice. 

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READ THE  SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN'S COVERAGE HERE

SEE OUR BOARD MEMBER, AUTUMN BILLIE'S LIVE FEED HERE


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