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July 2, 2021 New Mexico redistricting committee adopts online public input portal By Daniel J. Chacón

July 2, 2021 Redistricting board turns back proposal on private communications by: Dan McKay

Jun 30, 2021 DEEP DIVE: New laws taking effect July 1 in New Mexico By: Curtis Segarra

June 28, 2021: Let Redistricting Committee Do Its Job By: Dick Mason

June 21, 2021: Census estimates offer peek at NM redistricting challenge by: Dan McKay

June 18, 2021 Independent Redistricting! Sort of by: Merritt Hamilton Allen

June 13, 2021 Editorial: Redistricting redux: Voters deserve a do-over By: ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL EDITORIAL BOARD

June 11, 2021 NM Redistricting Committee Knocked for Lack of Diversity By: Roz Brown

6/9/2021 Speak Up Las Cruces: Redistricting in New Mexico by Walt Rubel and Peter Goodman

June 8, 2021 Redistricting committee leaves too many New Mexicans out By: The Santa Fe New Mexican Editorial Board

June 8, 2021 Redistricting committee lacks hoped-for cultural and geographic diversity By Dan McKay

June 7, 2021 New Mexico's redistricting committee criticized for lack of diversity By Robert Nott

June 7, 2021 Members of redistricting committee chosen By Matthew Reichbach

June 7, 2021 House Speaker Brian Egolf Appoints Former Sen. Michael Sanchez To New Mexico Citizen Redistricting Committee by Carol A. Clark

June 5, 2021 Redistricting advisory panel takes shape in New Mexico, By Associated Press, via KOB4

Jun 4, 2021 Redistricting advisory panel takes shape in New Mexico By Morgan Lee, via the Santa Fe New Mexican

JUN 4, 2021?FRI: Lottery Scholarship Will Cover Full Tuition, Redistricting Advisory Panel Takes Shape, + More By KUNM NEWS

June 4, 2021 President Pro Tempore Mimi Stewart Appoints Attorney Lisa Curtis to Citizen Redistricting Committee By: Senate Democrats New Mexico

June 4, 2021 Retired Supreme Court Justice Edward Chávez to head redistricting panel BY DAN MCKAY

June 4, 2021 Redistricting advisory panel takes shape in New Mexico By Morgan Lee

June 4, 2021 Redistricting: Advocates want prisoners counted where they’re from, not incarcerated By Bella Davis

May 4, 2021 New Mexico lawmakers forming panel for redistricting see strong interest By Robert Nott

Apr 24, 2021 Ethics commission seeking applicants for redistricting committee By Sonny Haquani

Apr 6, 2021 Redistricting bill one of 50 signed into law Tuesday by Lujan Grisham By Robert Nott

3/2/21: Compromise Redistricting Bill Advances Unanimously from Senate Committee

2/28/21: Don't leave redistricting in the hands of politicians. by: Editorial Board, Santa Fe New Mexican

2/28/21: Redistricting: We've Heard From Speaker Egolf, Now Let's Hear Sen. Dede Feldman's Very Different View. by: Paul Gibson

2/27/21: Reflections on redistricting: A former senator weighs in. by: Dede Feldman

2/26/21: AAUW supports independent redistricting commission by: Lynn Heffron

2/26/21: New Mexico House speaker draws bipartisan ire over redistricting stance. by: Robert Nott

2/26/21: Dem speaker blasts independent redistricting Speaker Egolf: Legislators can draw fair boundaries. by: Dan McKay

2/18/21: Supporters of redistricting waiting for hearings in New Mexico Legislature. by: Robert Nott

2/18/21: Senate Redistricting Bills Press Conference. by: Fair Districts New Mexico

2/18/21: Supporters push for independent redistricting by: Dan McKay

2/11/21: Reforming Redistricting in New Mexico | Web Extra by: New Mexico In Focus

2/8/21: Committee OKs independent redistricting commission. by: Dan McKay

New Mexico redistricting task force calls for new process, by Walter Rubel of the Southern New Mexico Journalism Collaborative, in the Las Cruces Sun-News

1/17/21: Commission would ensure "1 person, 1 vote" by Edward Chavez, retired chief justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court, and Roderick Kennedy, retired chief judge of the New Mexico Court of Appeals, Sunday, January 17th, 2021 in the Albuquerque Journal

1/9/21: Redistricting Reform Would Empower Voters, by Chairwoman Cheryl Harris of the Adelante Progressive Caucus, Op-Ed in the Santa Fe New Mexican

2020

Op-Ed: Redistricting process must be fair and open

11/15/20: Kathy Brook and Eileen VanWie op-ed in the Las Cruces Sun News: Redistricting process must be fair and open.

KOB4 Covers the Redistricting Task Force:


Senator Ortiz y Pino nailed it again. At yesterday's Redistricting Task Force meeting his comments about incumbency protection and how the public meetings were a sham really influenced former Supreme Court Justice Chavez. Chavez, who was the Justice who oversaw the redrawing of House maps, said he wished he had known that when he was overseeing the process. He originally thought that the public meetings were a plus for the process.
Read the article: Redistricting in New Mexico: task force, advocacy groups push for fairness. (11/9/2020)

Santa Fe New Mexican: Prepare for Redistricting - its bound to get messy.

Redistricting Task Force Will Help Make Redistricting Fair: Oped by Kathleen Burke, Project Coordinator, Fair Districts for New Mexico - August 31, 2020.

Tuesday, July 21, Redistricting in NM Zoominar featuring Dick Mason, NM League of Women Voters, Kathleen Burke, Fair Districts New Mexico, and Senators Gerry Ortiz y Pino and Mark Moores. Part of the Retake Our Democracy Zoominar Series.

NM lawmakers should set new redistricting criteria: OpEd by John House, President of RepresentUs New Mexico, published Sunday, July 5th, 2020 in the ABQ Journal.

Public should Have a Say: Letter to the Editor in the Las Cruces Sun News, April 5 2020, by Kathy Brook, Las Cruces.

The New Mexico Redistricting Process Needs Sunshine: Letter to the Editor Published in the ABQ Journal March 25, 2020, by Richard Mason, Leader of the Fair Districts for New Mexico Project.

Now is the time for redistricting reform: A letter to the editor in the Los Alamos Monitor by Barbara Calef, LWVNM VP (10/26/2019).

NM should work now to implement redistricting reform: A guest column in the Albuquerque Journal by Hannah Burling, President, LWVNM (7/30/2019).

Struggle, chaos, litigation, great cost: NM redistricting: by Gwyneth Doland of New Mexico In Depth. District 39 really does look like a howling coyote!
Doland also has a longer report: Redistricting NM 2021: a Troubled History and Opportunities for Change (PDF), and a video: Redistricting in NM Explained in 14 Minutes.