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2016 Election

In keeping with a commitment to the community and the media, the University of New Mexico provides its “2016 Election Experts” website accessible throughout election season. The 2016 election cycle is unique: a strengthening U.S. economy, an increasingly chaotic world political situation, and changing rules for political contributions that allow individuals or groups to spend money virtually anonymously on candidates, has framed a particularly confusing election year.

Media members interested in interviewing UNM’s election experts may contact University Communication and Marketing Representative Aaron Hilf,, (505) 277.5920 or Katie Williams,, (505) 277.1889. 

What does the upcoming primary election look like?
Lonna R. Atkeson - Professor & Director- Center for the Study of Voting, Elections and Democracy
March 25, 2016