Citywide Billboards Preview Campaign: “A State Legislator Hiding a Big Secret”

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[Monday Oct. 13, 2014] This post has been updated to reveal the name of the legislator and new campaign to tell the story.  Read the full story here:

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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Contact: Pat Davis
Pat@progressnownm.org

Citywide Billboards Preview Campaign: “A State Legislator Hiding a Big Secret”

Albuquerque – Residents across Bernalillo County are talking about billboards previewing a new campaign to hold legislators accountable.  On Sunday, a citywide digital billboard campaign previews ProgressNow New Mexico’s campaign to highlight a state legislator who hid a secret encounter from constituents.

10 billboards across the city feature the preview today:

On Monday, the billboards will convert to new boards naming the legislator and the secret, and the launch of a new website and campaign to share information with voters.

“Voters have a right to know when their elected officials misbehave, especially when those elected officials present a very polished public image but behave much differently when they think no one is watching,” says Patrick Davis of ProgressNowNM.  “If a candidate asks for our vote, they have an obligation to tell us who we are really voting for.”