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Strong Candidates to Promote a Safe Environment

Nothing has a bigger impact on our climate, water, land and wildlife than public policy and the people who set that policy. An important part of our nonpartisan mission is to endorse candidates for elected office and work to elect those candidates. Our endorsements and volunteer power make a real difference in elections.

Questions? Don't know when and where to vote? Don't know your district? Don't know the candidates?
We have several resources to help you through the process during an election.

  • The Rio Grande Chapter has a Voting Information page that will be updated during election cycles.
  • The Sierra Club has an Election Center that will show your district number and a candidate if the Chapter has endorsed a candidate in your district.
  • In addition to election information, the NM Secretary of State Voter Information Portal allows you to look up your registration information and status of absentee ballots.

Summary of our current endorsements

Authorized and paid for by The Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club Political Action Committee, Sierra Club Political Committee, Albuquerque Sierra Club MFC and Las Cruces Sierra Club PAC.  Not authorized by any candidate or campaign committee.

Albuquerque
Tim Keller, Mayor
Lan Sena, City Council District 1
Cynthia Borrego, City Council District 5
Tammy Fiebelkorn, City Council District 7
Rob Grilley, City Council District 9

Albuquerque Public Schools
Emma Jones, District 5
Josefina (Josie) Dominguez, District 6
Julie Brenning, District 7

Santa Fe
Alan Webber, Mayor
Signe Lindell, City Council District 1
Carol Romero-Wirth, City Council District 2
Roman “Tiger” Abeyta, City Council District 3
Amanda Chavez, City Council District 4

Las Cruces
Becki Graham, City Council District 3
Becky Corran, City Council District 5
Yvonne Flores, City Council District 6

Soil and Water Conservation Districts
Zoe Economou, Position 3 Supervisor, Ciudad Soil and Water Conservation District
Steve Glass, Position 4 Supervisor, Ciudad Soil and Water Conservation District
Gill Sorg, Supervisor at large, Doña Ana Soil and Water Conservation District
Teresa Smith de Cherif, Supervisor Position 4, Valencia Soil and Water Conservation District

Read full endorsements

Take Action

Interested in helping environmental champions get elected?

  1. Fill out our elections volunteer form
  2. Donate to Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club PAC
  3. Contact our political chair, Richard Barish at richard.barish@gmail.com

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