Jan 27 - Feb 2, 2011 
Education Election Guide

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The Most Important Election You Don’t Know Anything About ... Yet

APS and CNM leadership hinges on your vote Tuesday, Feb. 1

All voters in these districts who registered before Jan. 4 are eligible to cast ballots in the APS/CNM election. Find your polling location at bernco.gov/wherevote or call 468-1291.

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APS School Board

By Marisa Demarco

It’s not an election that makes more than a small blip or two on the public’s radar. Turnout is notoriously low. But 2011 sees our public school systems facing enormous stress that could force them to change course long-term.

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CNM Governing Board

By Christie Chisholm

UNM Regents get all the attention. You rarely hear about the CNM Governing Board, even though the school now has more undergraduates than any other higher education institution in the state. Seven elected members sit on the board for four-year terms and represent districts from Bernalillo and Sandoval Counties. They determine all policies that govern the large college. This year, Districts 2 (Southeast and Northeast Heights), 4 (South Valley and Southeast Heights) and 6 (near Northeast Heights, North Valley and Corrales) are on the ballot.

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