September 25, 2018

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— The Center Action Fund, the 501(c)(4) political arm of the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity, today announced its endorsements for the 2018 general election in New Mexico. The Center Action Fund is devoted to electing county, state and federal lawmakers with unshakable environmental values, and to promoting progressive policies and laws that protect endangered species, preserve public lands and ensure all people live free from harmful pollution.

Endorsements for Federal Races in the November 6 Election

  • U.S. Senator: Martin Heinrich
  • 1st Congressional District: Deb Haaland
  • 2nd Congressional District: Xochitl Torres Small
  • 3rd Congressional District: Ben Ray Luján

Endorsements for State Races in the November 6 Election

  • Governor: Michelle Lujan Grisham
  • Lieutenant Governor: Howie Morales
  • Land Commissioner: Stephanie Garcia Richard

“The Land of Enchantment would become a lot less enchanting if public lands were privatized and rare wildlife wiped out, as the special-interest opponents of our endorsed candidates fully intend,” said Michael Robinson of the Center Action Fund. “The candidates we endorse cherish our public lands and understand that people will spend money and create jobs in New Mexico to enjoy uncluttered landscapes and unique ecosystems. They know we must protect our forests, deserts and streams, and conserve the diversity of life.”

The Center Action Fund is a national nonprofit organization that advocates for legislation and legislators that will advance a progressive environmental agenda. The Center Action Fund is the 501(c)(4) affiliate of the Center for Biological Diversity, but these organizations’ names are not interchangeable. This news release is from the Center Action Fund, not the Center for Biological Diversity.

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