V.26 No.24 | 6/15/2017
Courtesy of Pedrotty for Mayor
Pedrotty’s Bigger Picture
Candidate: healthy future is now
Gus Pedrotty's bid for mayor began as idealistic, but has since been transformed into one of the more vital and remarkable candidacies that have passed through this high desert city in ages.
Gus Pedrotty’s Alibi interview [Video]
Gus Pedrotty—Gus, as he likes to be known—stopped by Alibi Headquarters to discuss a bid for mayor that began as idealistic—and some would say unlikely—but has since been transformed into one of the more vital and remarkable candidacies that have passed through this high desert city in ages.
V.26 No.22 | 6/1/2017
courtesy of NM Political Report
Forum Invigorates Campaign
Mayoral candidates put their dukes up!
Six Albuquerque mayoral candidates faced off last week in one of the first forums of the campaign, answering questions on a wide range of issues like community policing, immigration and economic development.
Diana Cervantes via The Daily Lobo
Where to Now?
Mayoral campaign reveals similarities
Amidst so many similar planks in platforms that appear, on the surface, to mirror each other, it’s reasonable to fear that progressive and centrist voters will split the vote unnecessarily, giving right-leaning candidates the advantage they need to win the race and ultimately continue the failed policies of the Berry administration.
V.26 No.19 | 5/11/2017
Archuleta Articulates Vision
Public health, public service and businesses that give back
Albuquerque mayoral candidate Deanna Archuleta’s most successful initiatives speak to her civic engagement and sense of belonging to the citizenry at large.
Deanna Archuleta’s Alibi interview [Video]
Deanna Archuleta met with Weekly Alibi last week to discuss her bid for mayor. During the conversation, it became clear that her objectives—matched with a genuine concern for constituents and a general disdain of political priorities in favor of progressive, public-benefiting policies—drive her quest to be our city’s next leader.
V.26 No.16 | 4/20/2017
Wayne Johnson for Mayor
New Sheriff, New Town
Wayne Johnson offers orderly and efficient solutions
Mayoral candidate Wayne Johnson believes the DOJ consent decree is limiting APD's ability to fight crime.
V.26 No.15 | 4/13/2017
NM Political Report
Nice Idea, Not Interested
Two big-name Dems say no to public financing in ABQ mayoral race
Albuquerque mayoral candidates have to file their next campaign finance reports by April 15. For most, it will be their first reports filed this election. While many of the candidates speak highly of public financing, only one has qualified for it.
V.26 No.14 | 4/6/2017
Tim Keller and the Details
Crime, community policing are essential issues
Tim Keller, the up front and open-minded progressive, says it's the job of the mayor to step up and take ownership of Albuquerque's challenges. Here he starts with how to address crime.
V.26 No.12 | 3/23/2017
An Accelerator Named Lewis
Councilor Dan Lewis weighs in for mayoral race
Mayoral candidate Dan Lewis believes that setting this city’s economic sights toward success and then reaping the market-provided benefits will rouse the sleeping giant known as our town.
V.26 No.10 | 3/9/2017
Colón Speaks Burqueño
Candidate expresses hope, displays readiness
Brian S. Colón's proposed plans for the city, his beliefs about infrastructure, economics, endemic poverty, the police and the bright future for Burqueños that he says will come to fruition if he takes the reins from Mayor Berry in January 2018.