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Public Financing Worked in Albuquerque
Submitted by Monica Rober on Tue, 11/10/2009 - 10:20am.
The New Mexico Independent analyzes the use of public financing in the recent mayoral elections in Albuquerque and pronounces the new system a success.
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New Mexico Senate Sets Limits
Submitted by Monica Rober on Fri, 03/13/2009 - 10:26am.

The New Mexico state Senate voted to limit campaign contributions from an individual to a candidate to $2,300 in a calendar year.

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Can Money Obstruct Justice?
Submitted by Monica Rober on Thu, 02/26/2009 - 3:34pm.
An Op-Ed in USA Today examines how money-laden judicial elections may be creating a court system ripe for injustice.
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New Campaign Finance Rules Shape Albuquerque Mayoral Race
Submitted by Monica Rober on Mon, 02/09/2009 - 4:43pm.

The New Mexico Independent examines the upcoming Albuquerque mayoral race, delving into the city’s new public financing system and who will be utilizing it.

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Clean Elections Candidates Win Nearly 400 Seats in Six States
Submitted by Burney Simpson on Fri, 11/07/2008 - 2:11pm.
Clean Elections proved a great way to get elected on Tuesday as three statehouses fill up with officials running under the program.
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Turning Tide?
Submitted by Katie Schlieper on Thu, 06/05/2008 - 4:34pm.
This article in the New Mexico Independent looks at emerging trends in the makeup of the state legislature, particularly the Democratic side, as well as a more energized electorate and how it could bode well for more progressive campaign finance legislation, including public financing of elections.  Public financing has a enjoyed a few victories, but these changes could spell more momentum for expanding the Clean Elections program to include more races, and more high-profile offices.
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