election 2017


V.26 No.44 | 11/2/2017
Tim Keller
Eric Williams Photography

Editorial

Fireside Chat Shows Candidates’ Characters

Don’t vote for Trump again

If the meeting of minds at the Albuquerque Press Club had any significance, then it was to show which candidate is fit to be mayor.
V.26 No.43 | 10/26/2017
Albuquerque

Election News

Issues, Illusions, Albuquerque

What our next mayor must address

Whoever wins the runoff election for mayor on Nov. 14 is gonna have one hell of a big plate of problems to choke down.

Council Watch

People of District 5

NW citizens choose new councilor

Here are the two people on the Nov. 14 runoff ballot for City Council District 5.
V.26 No.42 | 10/19/2017

Election News

Living in the Future, Dwelling on the Past

Voting progressive as necessity

Local politics is, for better or worse, tied to national politics and voters should keep that in mind when they head to the polls to cast their final vote for mayor on Tuesday, Nov. 14.
V.26 No.40 | 10/5/2017
vote
Tom Arthur

News Commentary

In the Afterglow

November 14 runoff almost certain

The runoff election for mayor of Albuquerque is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 14.
V.26 No.39 | 9/28/2017
Tim Keller
Tim Keller for Mayor

Editorial

Tim Keller for Mayor

Alibi endorses Democratic Auditor

In the big pool of mayoral hopefuls, definition would come through a series of forums where candidates were asked to account for themselves and their campaigns, and this is where Timothy M. Keller distinguished himself the best choice for mayor.

Election News

Alibi Brand 2017 Municipal Ballot

Clip out format means easy voting!

Bring this handy ballot guide to the polls.
V.26 No.38 | 9/21/2017

Election News

Approving Bond Issues is Good

Let’s make Burque Better

Among the items on your 2017 election ballot are these bonds.
V.26 No.35 | 8/31/2017
Susan Wheeler-Deichsel
Courtesy Susan4ABQ.com

News Interview

Talking with Susan Wheeler-Deichsel

Mayoral candidate is compassionate, ready to lead

Mayoral candidate Susan Wheeler-Deichsel says poverty is behind many of our problems.
V.26 No.30 | 7/27/2017
Mayoral candidates are serious about their funding
Weekly Alibi

Election News

War Chests Filled with Booty

Local candidates look to many sources for funding

Money has been pouring into the 2017 mayoral race at an unprecedented rate.
V.26 No.27 | 7/6/2017
Healthy Workforce Ordinance

News Feature

The Forms of Things Unknown

Midsummer city politica, explained

An important municipal election is coming up on Oct. 3 with the mayor’s office and five Council seats up for the taking, as well as a controversial ballot question.
V.26 No.24 | 6/15/2017
Gus Pedrotty
Courtesy of Pedrotty for Mayor

Candidate Q&A

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.

Candidate Q&A

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.

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V.26 No.22 | 6/1/2017
Mayoral Forum in Albuquerque
courtesy of NM Political Report

Election News

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.
Candidates Archuleta, Colón and Keller
Diana Cervantes via The Daily Lobo

Editorial

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.