Ahtza D. Chavez, NM Native Vote

Ahtza D. Chavez, NM Native Vote

Ahtza Chavez is executive director of NM Native Vote, a 501(c)4 Indigenous-led organization working on policy and increasing the voting bloc for Native Americans in New Mexico.


Expanding Indigenous access to the ballot is good for democracy

By: - February 9, 2023

Indigenous communities across the U.S. are being denied the full measure of our civil rights, including the right to fully participate in the democratic process. Native Americans make up at least 12% of New Mexico’s population, but you’d be hard-pressed to find that representation in any sector within the state — especially in the political […]