Is your heart pounding with fear or with anticipation of victory as we and others around the country head for the election polls November 4?
Voters will decide whether a Corrales resident takes a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives and whether two Corrales judges keep their gavels after an up-or-down vote from the electorate early next month.
We will elect a governor for New Mexico and members of Congress in addition to designating our representatives to the N.M. Legislature, other state-level positions, as well as Sandoval County posts, and we will decide on a wide assortment of State Constitutional amendments and bond proposals.
Thinking voters are bombarded with insults to their intelligence and blatantly misleading campaign ads. Passions run high as American politics seem to have succumbed to no-holds-barred strategies.
The most active Corraleños have been engaged in the upcoming mid-term electoral battle for months, hosting meet-ups and lobbing campaign contributions into the fray. Can their cash and activism keep the U.S. Senate in Democratic control, or give Republicans control of both houses of Congress?
In what may be a sign of the changing times, Corrales Democrats received an e-mail from legendary songstress Barbara Streisand October 18, urging them to pitch in a few dollars to counter-balance the millions being spent by Republican billionaires.