election 2018


V.27 No.44 | 11/1/2018
Michelle Lujan Grisham
Corey Yazzie

News Interview

You Go, Grrrl!

Michelle Lujan Grisham gets ready to rock

Weekly Alibi chatted with the gubernatorial candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham. With less than a week to go before the election happens, Grisham is confident and enthused. She’s up in the polls and ready to rock.
August March and Martin Heinrich
Vanessa Valdivia

Election News

Martin Heinrich for US Senate

Senator clearly represents our state’s future

Martin Heinrich has grown into his job as a statesman representing not only Albuquerque, but the entire state. To lose that respected experience at this most critical time in our country’s history would not only be a blow to all New Mexicans, but the United States as well.
August March and Gary Johnson
Corey Yazzie

Editor's Note

God Bless You, Mr. Gary

Johnson’s bid for Senate is impenetrable

August March and Gary Johnson talked for about 20 minutes. A lot of it was contentious. Gary got ornery, emotional and cussed …
Manuel Gonzales and Lou Golson

News Sidebar

Watchful Eyes

Body cams at forefront of sheriff's race

While Bernalillo County Sheriff candidates Manuel Gonzales and Lou Golson appear to share similar views on a number of issues facing the county, one place where they differ significantly is their opinion of the use of body cams.
V.27 No.43 | 10/25/2018
Brian Colón
courtesy of the candidate

News Interview

Brian Colón by the Numbers

Longtime politico will make a mark as auditor

Weekly Alibi’s news editor breaks bread with Brian Colón.
A blue wave

Election News

Election 2018 Update

County races, bond issues and amendments, version 2.0

The midterm elections are less than two weeks away and early voting has already started. Here's what's happening with the county races, bond issues and amendments.
The News Monkey

Newscity

Republican Candidate Calls for “Transparency”

Wayne Johnson is looking to turn his state auditor appointment into something longer term.
V.27 No.42 | 10/18/2018
District 1 Congressional candidate Deb Haaland
Corey Yazzie

News Interview

Deb Haaland and District One

Democratic contender should be your next rep

Deb Haaland visited Weekly Alibi to tell us all about her candidacy.
The News Monkey

Newscity

The Other 1st Congressional District Contenders

New Mexico's representation at the federal level is crucial in keeping our concerns addressed and our interests heard on the Hill. Weekly Alibi has endorsed Democrat Debra Haaland this week, so let's take a look at the other candidates.
V.27 No.41 | 10/11/2018
Look, it’s a blue wave!
Courtesy Democratic Party of New Mexico

Election News

Vote Early, Vote Now!

Here is your chance to change course

As we head into the time of casting votes in the midterm election, Weekly Alibi looked at what Bernalillo County has on the ballot.
Steve Pearce
Courtesy Progress Now New Mexico

Editorial

Just Say No!

Pearce is wrong for New Mexico

Do not vote for Pearce.
V.27 No.39 | 9/27/2018
Charlene Pyskoty
photo courtesy of candidate

News Interview

Talking with Charlene Pyskoty

County commission race an important part of Burque’s future

Alibi talks to County Commission District 5 candidate Charlene Pyskoty about the world, its politics as they relate to Bernalillo County and why the Bernalillo County Commission is an important forum for progressive change, now.
V.27 No.23 | 6/7/2018
Statue of Liberty

Editorial

Knowledge of the Broil

The general election approaches

As the 2018 midterm elections come into view, so should voters come into action.
V.27 No.22 | 5/31/2018
Deb Haaland

Editorial

Go Deb, Go Michelle!

Primary election provides opportunity

Weekly Alibi endorses Deb Haaland for N.M. District One in Congress and Michelle Lujan Grisham for governor.
The News Monkey

Newscity

Land Ho!

Race for Land Commissioner Compelling

The Land commissioner oversees 9 million acres of surface land and 13 million acres of subsurface mineral rights, having the power to sell, lease or trade these public lands as they see fit, without the former protections that president Trump rolled back. Who is running?