On The Issues

Democracy

Safeguarding our Democracy and Protecting Voting Rights

Martin is deeply committed to safeguarding our democracy and protecting voting rights to ensure that the voices of all New Mexicans are heard and counted. In the face of mounting threats to our democracy, Martin stands as a staunch defender of voting rights and democratic principles. He’s unwavering in his commitment to ensuring that every American has equal access to the ballot box and that our electoral process remains free from undue influence. From combating voter suppression to fighting against the corrupting influence of money in politics, Martin works tirelessly to uphold the integrity of our democratic institutions.


How Martin Has Delivered for New Mexicans:

  • Advocated to restore the Voting Rights Act. Martin has been a vocal advocate for legislation aimed at restoring and strengthening the Voting Rights Act, ensuring equal access to voting for all Americans, regardless of race or background.
  • Supported reversal of Citizens United. Martin is fighting against the corrupting influence of money in politics by supporting measures to overturn the disastrous Citizens United Supreme Court decision, which has allowed wealthy interests to wield disproportionate influence over our elections.
  • Joined efforts to bar members of Congress and their families from owning or trading individual stocks. Martin champions transparency and accountability in government by backing legislation to prevent members of Congress and their families from engaging in individual stock trading, prioritizing the interests of constituents over personal financial gain.