Runoff: New Mexicans must unite to elect Grout, Robertson to ABQ City Council

Although conservative New Mexicans secured many victories in the 2021 municipal elections, including our state’s mayorships, city council seats, school board positions, and other local offices, the work is not yet done.

Two conservatives, Reneé Grout (District 9) and Lori Robertson (District 7), are vying for positions on the Albuquerque City Council after they both got just shy of the 50% threshold in the November 2 elections. 

Grout faces off against far-leftist Robert C. Grilley, Jr, who has the endorsements of Sen. Martin Heinrich, abortion up-to-birth group Planned Parenthood Votes New Mexico, the eco-Marxist group the Sierra Club, pro-illegal alien group Dreams in Action, among far-left legislators. 

Robertson faces off against another leftist, Tammy Fiebelkorn, who has the endorsements of billionaire Mike Bloomberg’s gun-grabbing group Moms Demand Action, the Sierra Club, as well as far-left former city leaders.

If these two candidates win the runoff election, the Albuquerque City Council will shift power from a leftist majority to a conservative majority — putting a huge barrier on Tim Keller’s apparent unchecked power with the current makeup of the Council. This election is a critical one, especially since the fate of New Mexico’s largest city hangs in the balance with this runoff election.

In the past, far-left Albuquerque city councilors have attempted overreaching gun bans, eco-leftist proposals, plastic bag and straw bans, and “demilitarization” of the police: code for defunding the police and leaving them defenseless against the enemy. More of this extremism will creep into the Albuquerque City Council if Grout and Robertson do not win on November 7.

VOTING DETAILS:

December 7, with early voting starting November 14 through December 4. Early voting sites are closed Nov. 25 through the 27th for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

Early voting locations: 

Clerk’s Annex – 1500 Lomas Blvd NW, Suite A 87104 Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Caracol Plaza – 12500 Montgomery NE, Suite 101 87111 Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Central Mercado – 301 San Pedro Dr. SE Suites B, C, D and E 87108 Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Daskalos Center – 5339 Menaul Blvd NE, 87110 Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Four Hills Shopping Center – 13140 Central Ave SE, Suite 1420 87123 Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Holly Plaza Shopping Center – 6600 Holly Ave NE, Suite B-6 87113 Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Los Altos Plaza – 4200 Wyoming NE, Suite B-3 87111 Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

The Shoppes at 6001 San Mateo – 6001 San Mateo NE, Suite B-3 87109 Monday- Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m

Learn more about Lori Robertson here.

Learn more about Reneé Grout here.

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