election 2017


V.26 No.19 | 5/11/2017
Deanna Archuleta

Candidate Q&A

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.

Candidate Q&A

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.

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V.26 No.16 | 4/20/2017
Wayne Johnson
Wayne Johnson for Mayor

Candidate Q&A

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.

Candidate Q&A

Wayne Johnson’s Alibi interview [Video]

Weekly Alibi met with Bernalillo County Commissioner Wayne Johnson, one of two Republicans vying for the city's top job.
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.

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V.26 No.14 | 4/6/2017
Tim Keller appears at his public finance kick-off party
Kristen Woods

Candidate Q&A

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.

Candidate Q&A

Tim Keller’s Alibi interview [Video]

Weekly Alibi’s August March converses with mayoral candidate Tim Keller about crime, economic development, public transportation and public schools.
V.26 No.12 | 3/23/2017
Dan Lewis (left) in conversation with August March. [Click for full video.]

Candidate Q&A

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.

Candidate Q&A

Dan Lewis’s Alibi interview [Video]

Weekly Alibi’s August March converses with mayoral candidate Dan Lewis about business, economic development, ART, the police and being Republican in the age of Trump.
V.26 No.10 | 3/9/2017
Brian S. Colón
August March

Candidate Q&A

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.

Candidate Q&A

Brian S. Colón’s Alibi interview [Video]

Full content of “collegial, yet intense and wide-ranging” discussion

Mayoral candidate Brian S. Colón gave us 45 minutes of his time to explain his motivations and hopes for the City of Albuquerque.

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