Mayoral Candidate: Brian Colón

As part of our continued efforts to inform the voters of New Mexico about their choices when it comes to who they/we elect for public office, we are providing a comprehensive voter guide for the upcoming municipal election. See the full Voter Guide here. Brian Colón

Registered as a Democrat

Endorsements by community organizations:

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

Occupation: Partner at Robles, Rael & Anaya, P.C., Former Chairman Democratic Party 
Facebook: Brian S. Colón 

Website: http://www.colonformayor.com 

Who pays for their campaign: view the finance report. What they say about themselves: Brian’s involvement in politics formally began when, in 2008, he was elected Chairman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico.

Mayoral Candidate: Gus Pedrotty

As part of our continued efforts to inform the voters of New Mexico about their choices when it comes to who they/we elect for public office, we are providing a comprehensive voter guide for the upcoming municipal election. See the full Voter Guide here. Gus Pedrotty

Registered as a Democrat
Endorsements by community organizations:

None listed on candidate’s public website. Endorsement lists can be sent to carlos[at]progressnownm.org. Occupation: Recent Graduate of University of New Mexico  
Facebook: Gus Pedrotty for Mayor 

Website: http://www.gusformayor.com 

Who pays for their campaign: view the finance report.

Mayoral Candidate: Dan Lewis

As part of our continued efforts to inform the voters of New Mexico about their choices when it comes to who they/we elect for public office, we are providing a comprehensive voter guide for the upcoming municipal election. See the full Voter Guide here. Dan Lewis

Registered as a 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 
Facebook: Dan Lewis 

Website: http://www.lewisabq.com 

Who pays for their campaign: view the finance report.

Mayoral Candidate: Wayne Johnson

As part of our continued efforts to inform the voters of New Mexico about their choices when it comes to who they/we elect for public office, we are providing a comprehensive voter guide for the upcoming municipal election. See the full Voter Guide here. Wayne Johnson

Registered as a Republican 
Endorsements by community organizations:

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

Occupation: President at Vista Media, Currently serving as County Commissioner Dist. 5 
Facebook: Wayne Johnson for Mayor 

Website: http://votewaynejohnson.com 

Who pays for their campaign: view the finance report.

Mayoral Candidate: Ricardo Chaves

As part of our continued efforts to inform the voters of New Mexico about their choices when it comes to who they/we elect for public office, we are providing a comprehensive voter guide for the upcoming municipal election. See the full Voter Guide here. Ricardo Chaves

Registered as a Republican
Endorsements by community organizations:

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

Occupation: Founder of Parking Company of America 
Facebook: Ricardo Chaves 

Website: http://www.chavesformayor.com 

Who pays for their campaign: view the finance report. What they say about themselves: A self-made businessman, Ricardo Chaves founded Parking Company of America in 1963.

Mayoral Candidate: Michelle Garcia Holmes

As part of our continued efforts to inform the voters of New Mexico about their choices when it comes to who they/we elect for public office, we are providing a comprehensive voter guide for the upcoming municipal election. See the full Voter Guide here. Michelle Garcia Holmes

Registered as Independent
Endorsements by community organizations:

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

Occupation: Former Detective APD, Former Chief of Staff NM Attorney General’s Office 
Facebook: Michelle4abqMayor

Website: http://wwww.michelle4mayor.org  

Who pays for their campaign: view the finance report. What they say about themselves: I desire to be the Mayor of Albuquerque because I believe in accountability, integrity, responsibility and using your life to make a difference in other people’s lives.

Mayoral Candidate: Susan Wheeler-Deichsel

As part of our continued efforts to inform the voters of New Mexico about their choices when it comes to who they/we elect for public office, we are providing a comprehensive voter guide for the upcoming municipal election. See the full Voter Guide here. Susan Wheeler-Deichsel

Registered as Independent
Endorsements by community organizations:

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

Occupation: Owner and Innkeeper at Endion ABQ/La Casita Rosada
Facebook: Susan for ABQ

Website: http://www.susanforabq.com

Who pays for their campaign: view the finance report. What they have to say about themselves: I was once told there are two types of people in the world: those who enter a room and announce ‘Here I am,’ and those who come in saying, ‘There you are.’
“Albuquerque, there you are.

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