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 V.22 No.39 | September 26 - October 2, 2013 
It’s Called Voting

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It’s Called Voting

You should try it sometime

Wherein we premasticate and kiss-feed informative political nourishment to our dear readers. Scope the Alibi’s 2013 mayoral election digest before heading to the polls.

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Richard Berry

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Mayor McCheese

The race for Mayor of Albuquerque is by far this election's most exciting issue … and it isn't even that exciting.

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The Name is Bond

This year, 10 General Obligation Bonds will appear on the Ballot. These bonds represent a debt incurred by the city to fund improvements. The city has to pay them back with interest, but they don't result in property tax increases, so there's generally no reason to vote against them. Stuff has to get done.

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2013 City Council District Map

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Take Your Own Council

As Albuquerque's legislative branch, our nine City Councilors serve four-year terms and collectively adopt the ordinances and resolutions aka laws that govern our city. Roughly half of them are up for reelection every two years. In this election, councilors for Districts 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 and 9 are on the chopping block. A tip for voters: You only get to vote in your own District's Council race, so refer to our handy map and read on at your own peril, lest you clog your brain with pointless information.

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Today's Events

Friday Filmmakers Coffee at Jean Cocteau Cinema

Friday Filmmakers Coffee

A get-together for professional filmmakers who are actively working in the industry in New Mexico.

¡Globalquerque!: Beto Jamaica • Los Texmaniacs • Los Primos with Lenore Armijo • DVA and more at National Hispanic Cultural Center

Aquarium Overnight: September at ABQ BioPark Aquarium

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