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2017 ABQ PROGRESSIVE VOTER GUIDE

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Mayor

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Tim Keller

State Auditor. Former State Senator. (Democrat)

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Brian Colòn

Attorney. Former Democratic Party chairman. (Democrat)

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Dan Lewis

City Councilor Dist. 5 (Republican)

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Wayne Johnson

Current County Commissioner Dist. 5 (Republican)

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Gus Pedrotty

Recent Graduate University of New Mexico (Democrat)

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Michelle Garcia Holmes

Former APD Detective, Former Chief of Staff Attorney General's Office (Independent)

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Ricardo Chaves

Founder Parking Company of America (Republican) *Dropped Out of Race

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Susan Wheeler-Deichsel

Owner and Innkeeper Endion ABQ/La Casita Rosada (Independent)

City Council

District 1

Candidates for City Council D1 (Westside)

District 3

Candidates for City Council D3 (Southwest)

District 5

Candidates for City Council D5 (Far NW)

District 7

Candidates for City Council D7 (Near NE Heights)

District 9

Candidates for City Council D9 (4 Hills & Far Southeast)

Candidate Debates & Forums

Upcoming Events

Bonds & Ballot Questions

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Public Safety Bonds
Shall the City of Albuquerque issue $16,271,000 of its general obligation bonds to design, develop, study, construct, modernize, automate, renovate, rehabilitate, recondition, landscape, furnish, enhance and otherwise improve, and to acquire land, buildings, property, vehicles, apparatus, and equipment for, police and fire department facilities?

Senior, Family, Community Center, and Community Enhancement Bonds
Shall the City of Albuquerque issue $14,495,000 of its general obligation bonds to plan, design, develop, construct, demolish, equip, reconstruct, renovate, rehabilitate, expand, repair, study, landscape, streetscape, enhance and otherwise improve, and to acquire property for, city-owned community centers including those for families, youth, senior citizens and for other community enhancement projects?

Parks and Recreation Bonds
Shall the City of Albuquerque issue $17,193,000 of its general obligation bonds to study, map, plan, design, develop, construct, rehabilitate, renovate, expand, furnish, equip, enhance, otherwise improve and to acquire property, vehicles and equipment for park and recreational facilities, including public parks and facilities within those parks, swimming pools, tennis courts, sports fields and other recreational facilities, open space, medians, bikeways, bosque lands, and trails?

Energy and Water Conservation, Public Facilities, and System Modernization Bonds
Shall the City of Albuquerque issue $11,570,000 of its general obligation bonds to modernize, make energy and/or water-efficient, upgrade, equip, improve, acquire, design, survey, develop, construct, rehabilitate, renovate, expand, furnish, equip, enhance, and otherwise improve, and to acquire property, vehicles and equipment for, public buildings, facilities, and systems?

Library Bonds
Shall the City of Albuquerque issue $6,011,000 of its general obligation bonds to acquire property, study, plan, design, develop, construct, reconstruct, renovate, rehabilitate, modernize, preserve, automate, upgrade, landscape and otherwise improve, and to acquire books, media, and equipment for, public libraries?

Street Bonds
Shall the City of Albuquerque issue $32,517,000 of its general obligation bonds to study, design, develop, construct, reconstruct, rehabilitate, renovate, automate, modernize, sign, enhance, landscape and otherwise improve, and to acquire property and equipment for municipal streets and roads, interstate roadways and interchanges, medians, trails, bikeways, walkways, sidewalks, railroad crossings, and bridges?

Public Transportation Bonds
Shall the City of Albuquerque issue $5,960,000 of its general obligation bonds to design, develop,construct, rehabilitate, renovate, expand, recondition, modernize, automate, study, furnish, enhance and otherwise improve, and to acquire property, vehicles, and equipment for public transportation facilities?

Storm Sewer System Bonds
Shall the City of Albuquerque issue $14,342,000 of its general obligation bonds to plan, design, develop, construct, reconstruct, rehabilitate, renovate, expand, extend, enhance, study, monitor and otherwise improve, and to acquire property and equipment for the storm sewer system?

Museum and Cultural Facilities Bonds
Shall the City of Albuquerque issue $1,591,000 of its general obligation bonds to study, design, develop, construct, reconstruct, rehabilitate, renovate, repair, refurbish, modernize, preserve, expand, enhance, landscape and otherwise improve, and to acquire artifacts, exhibits, furnishings and equipment for City-owned museums and cultural facilities?

Affordable Housing Bonds
Shall the City of Albuquerque issue $3,788,000 of its general obligation bonds in support of the Workforce Housing Act to provide resources towards the construction and rehabilitation of high quality, permanently affordable housing for low to moderate working families, including affordable senior rental?

Metropolitan Redevelopment Bonds
Shall the City of Albuquerque issue $1,262,000 of its general obligation bonds to plan, design, study, construct, develop, demolish, reconstruct, rehabilitate, renovate, modernize, preserve, secure, expand, equip, landscape, streetscape, repair, enhance, acquire or otherwise improve non-right of way and right of way land, property, facilities or infrastructure owned by the City of Albuquerque for Metropolitan Redevelopment Projects within adopted Metropolitan Redevelopment Areas in order to implement the objectives of the New Mexico Metropolitan Redevelopment Code?

On the back of the ballot, voters are asked if the City of Albuquerque should adopt an ordinance guaranteeing sick leave for workers in the city.

Read the full ordinance and what it does (and does not do) here.

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