2017 ABQ Runoff Election – Progressive Voter Guide

2017 ABQ PROGRESSIVE VOTER GUIDE

The 2017 City of Albuquerque Runoff Election is Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017.

Runoff Election: Early Voting

Early voting is held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays from Oct. 25 to Nov. 10, 2017

Voting Locations

View locations for Early Voting and Election Day voting.

Find Your Early Voting Location – ABQ Mayoral Runoff Election

Mayor

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Tim Keller

State Auditor. Former State Senator. (Democrat)

Endorsements by community organizations:

  • AFSCME – American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Council 18
  • BCTWGM – Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers & Grain Millers Local 351
  • CWA – Communication Workers of America Local 7076
  • IAFF – International Association of Firefighters Local 244
  • IATSE – International Association of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 423
  • IATSE – International Association of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 480
  • IBEW – International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 611
  • International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 492
  • IUPAT – International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Local 823
  • Iron Workers Local Union 495
  • LIUNA – Laborers’ International Union of North America Local 16
  • New Mexico Building and Construction Trades Council
  • Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 412
  • Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters
  • EQNM – Equality New Mexico
  • Ole New Mexico
  • NW ABQ Political Action Group
  • Planned Parenthood Votes New Mexico
  • Sierra Club
  • New Mexico Working Families Party

Occupation: Current State Auditor, Former State Senator

FacebookTim Keller for Albuquerque 

Website: http://www.tk4abq.com 

Who pays for their campaignview the finance report. *Publicly financed candidate

What they have to say about themselves: Tim Keller is a bold, progressive leader who will take urgent action to bring needed change to Albuquerque. Tim Keller is the only clean election candidate, running a publicly financed campaign powered by thousands of local people. Tim leads with our values and he knows that Albuquerque is working for too few of us, yet must work for all of us

As an Albuquerque State Senator, Tim was steadfast in the fight to protect workers’ wages from abusive employers and has now earned the support of thousands of local working families including city workers, firefighters, immigrants, environmentalists, small businesses, and trade workers.

News about this candidate.


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Dan Lewis

City Councilor Dist. 5 (Republican)

Endorsements by community organizations:

  • None listed on candidate’s public website. Endorsement lists can be sent to carlos[at]progressnownm.org

Occupation: Executive VP Desert Fuels, City Councilor Dist. 5

FacebookDan Lewis 

Websitehttp://www.lewisabq.com 

Who pays for their campaign: view the finance report.

What they say about themselves: Dan was elected to the Albuquerque City Council in 2009 and re-elected in 2013, representing the largest council district in our city. Councilor Lewis has fought for critical roadway improvements, championed common-sense solutions to help small businesses, and worked to implement reforms at every level of city government.

While serving twice as President of the Council and twice as Chairman of the Budget Committee, Dan worked with City leaders to balance budgets every year, rooted out fraud and waste, and fought for the wise and efficient use of our people’s tax dollars.

News about this candidate.


City Council District 5

Candidates for City Council D5 (Far NW)

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City Council District 5

 

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