2013-2014

CVNM Conservation Scorecard – Conservation Voters New Mexico

Welcome to CVNM’s Conservation Scorecard for the 51st Legislature

New Mexicans hold long-standing shared values for protecting our air, land, water, wildlife and the health of our communities. At Conservation Voters New Mexico, we strive to uphold these deep-rooted conservation values. We work hard to connect the people of New Mexico to their political power. We do this by mobilizing voters, winning elections, holding elected officials accountable and advancing responsible public policies.

One of our most powerful tools to achieve this mission is our annual Conservation Scorecard. The Scorecard is a cornerstone of our work; it provides the information you need to determine whether your legislators are voting in line with your conservation values. The Scorecard also reveals the behind-the-scenes stories of what happens during legislative sessions.

A DECADE OF SUCCESS

For ten years in a row, CVNM has defeated 100% of the anti-conservation bills in the Roundhouse. In the last two sessions (the 51st Legislature), we fought against a slew of bills that would have stripped rules that protect our air, land and water. These bills, and how your legislators voted on them, are explored elsewhere on this website.

During the session, I was asked time and time again, “How will this affect my CVNM score?” Decision-makers pay attention because they know that CVNM and New Mexico voters are keeping track.

Help us keep the pressure on to hold our lawmakers accountable. Tell your legislators that you “Know the Score.” If they have a strong conservation score, call or email to thank them. If they have a low score, express your concern as a constituent and Conservation Voter. Contact information for your legislators is available on each legislator’s page.

With your support we can realize our vision for a New Mexico where decision-makers and public policies represent the conservation values of our people. Consider making a gift to CVNM today. Together we can continue to win the fight to protect the air we breathe, the water we drink and the health of our communities.

Thank you for being a Conservation Voter!

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Demis Foster
Executive Director