Unified Action – April 2015 – Talk to 5 Friends about the May 5 Water Election

Get out the Vote for the Soil & Water District Election on Tuesday, May 5

The issue

A year ago, voters turned out to defeat a tax increase that would have given additional funding to the Doña Ana Soil & Water Conservation District. As explained in last year’s Unified Action, the increased tax revenue would have supported the District’s anti-environmental, anti-public lands, and anti-wildlife agenda, so it was important to defeat the levy.

However, the Soil & Water Conservation District could, under responsible leadership, play a key role in building a sustainable future for our county. They could work with other groups and landowners to undertake projects in soil and water conservation, mitigation of climate change, and the restoration of habitat for wildlife.

For a full discussion of the importance of this issue see the SWEC website.

What we are asking

  1. Urge 5 friends to vote in the May 5 election to elect supervisors for the  Doña Ana Soil & Water Conservation District.
  2. Tell them who you intend to vote for and why.

Note!

There is no Early Voting and the brief time allowed for Absentee Voting is over. Please vote in person on May 5, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. You may vote at any one of the three voting locations:

Anthony Community Center
865 South Anthony Drive, Anthony, NM  88021

Doña Ana County Government Center
845 N Motel Blvd, Las Cruces, NM  88007

Radium Springs Community Center
12060 LB Lindbeck Road, Las Cruces, NM  88007

The following candidates have attended a PVA meeting and asked for support:

Kurt Anderson, running for Zone 1 Supervisor
dr.kurt.anderson@gmail.com or 575-523-1317

Roger Beck, running for At-Large Supervisor
rogerjbeck@gmail.com

Sally Williams, running for Zone 2 Supervisor
williasl@msn.com or 575-647-4341

More information

Doña Ana Soil and Water Conservation District (minutes, agendas, resolutions, voting information)
Bureau of Elections, Doña Ana Water Election (sample ballots, district maps, and everything you need to know about voting)

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