How to support public education in

New Mexico

Key Dates

  • Voter Registration Deadline: Oct. 9, 2018
  • Early Voting (General): Oct. 9 – Nov. 3, 2018
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Know the Issues

Here's what's at stake in New Mexico in the next election

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Education Funding

Education Funding

Fully funding public schools is the only way to ensure all students get the education they deserve, regardless of ZIP code.

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Educator Salary

Educator Salary

Fair wages allow educators to provide for their families and do what they love without going into debt. Fact: 1 in 5 educators must take a second job to get by. This is not sustainable.

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Gun Violence Prevention

Gun Violence Prevention

Students and educators deserve to learn and teach in a safe environment. That’s why we demand gun violence reform.

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Immigration

Immigration

Regardless of country of origin, all students deserve a quality education. We support comprehensive immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship, and rejects separating children from their families.

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Retirement Security

Retirement Security

Educators deserve access to the benefits they spent their lives paying for. Protecting pensions and Social Security ensures retired educators live with dignity.

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Vouchers

Vouchers

Taking already scarce funding from local public schools and giving it to private schools hurts student opportunities.

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NEA Recommends

These candidates are committed to advancing student opportunity and quality public education in every neighborhood.
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Sen. Martin Heinrich (D)
U.S. Senate
Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D)
Governor
Debra Haaland (D)
U.S. House, 1st Dist.
Xochitl Torres Small (D)
U.S. House, 2nd Dist.
Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (D)
U.S. House, 3rd Dist.
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Take Action

Here's what you can do to support public education where you live

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Pledge your support

To ensure that every child has the opportunity to succeed, we must hold politicians accountable for the quality of public schools. Pledge to be the voice for New Mexico's students in the 2018 midterm elections!

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Spread the word

Post on social media to show your support for strong public schools.

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