Unified Action – September 2013 – Be Involved in the City Election in November

Sponsored by the PVA Executive Committee, pva@pva-nm.org

What we are asking

1. volunteer time for a candidate or campaign-related activity


2. make a contribution to a candidate of your choice

When you have completed either of the above actions, please email “I did it” to pva.unified.action@gmail.com

The issue

The 2013 election will determine the kind of city Las Cruces will be for at least the next 4 years. Your personal involvement with the campaigns makes the difference in the elections.

How and When to Vote

The 2013 municipal election is Tuesday, November 5. Seats up for election are city council districts 3, 5 and 6 and municipal judge II. For the convenience of registered voters in Las Cruces, the city council has authorized the establishment of Voting Convenience Centers so voters can cast ballots at the nearest or most convenient center regardless of where their previous polling places were located. Absentee voting on paper ballots begins on October 9, 2013, and absentee voting on machines using M-100 vote tabulators begins on October 16, 2013. All absentee voting ends on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the city clerk’s office inside City Hall, 700 N. Main St.

Voting Convenience Centers

  1. Branigan Library – 200 E. Picacho Ave.
  2. Doña Ana County Govt Center – 845 N. Motel Blvd.
  3. East Mesa Recreation Center – 5589 Porter Dr.Blvd.
  4. Frank O’Brien Papen Center – 304 W. Bell Ave.
  5. Good Samaritan – 3011 Buena Vida Cir.
  6. Grace Covenant Church – 3111 N. Main St.
  7. Henry Benavidez Center – 1045 McClure St.
  8. Meerscheidt Recreation Center – 1600 E. Hadley Ave.
  9. DACC-East Mesa Branch – 2800 N. Sonoma Ranch
  10. Munson Senior Center – 975 S. Mesquite St.
  11. Rehab Hospital of So. NM – 4441 E. Lohman Ave.
  12. Telshor/Missouri Fire Station – 2802 E. Missouri Ave.

For more information contact the city clerk’s office at (575) 541-2115. Register to vote at the Doña Ana County Bureau of elections located in the County Government Center, 845 N. Motel Blvd. Last day to register for the 2013 municipal election is Tuesday, October 8 at 5 p.m. The number is (575) 647-7428.

PVA is nonpartisan and does not endorse candidates

The following candidates are listed here because they, or their representatives, have attended PVA meetings to ask for support:

Mark Cobb for City Council, District 6

  • For more information, email markcobb@gmail.com or call (575) 680-2551
  • To volunteer, contact Pat Aguirre: (575) 532-5127
  • To donate, make checks out to:
    “Citizens for J. Mark Cobb Campaign”
    4543 Maricopa Circle, Las Cruces, NM 88011

Olga Pedroza for City Council, District 3

  • For more information, call Olga: (575) 541-2066
  • To volunteer, contact Xochitl Jerry at (575) 520-1695
  • To donate, make checks out to:
    “People for Olga Pedroza”
    c/o Judy LaPointe
    133 Peña Blanca, Las Cruces, NM 88011

Gill Sorg for City Council, District 5

  • For more information, email gsorg@las-cruces.org or call (575) 635-1767
  • To volunteer, contact Joanne Ferrary at (575) 649-1231
  • To donate, make checks out to
    “People for Gill Sorg”
    c/o Rich Ferrary
    6100 Morning Sun Way, Las Cruces, NM 88012
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