Based on your party affiliation, you will either have high or low favorability of the Solar and Wind industry. The average New Mexico resident’s opinion of the solar and wind industry is relatively unchanged, up only 2 percent from 2011-2014. Among Democrats, Independents and Republicans there is not as much unanimity:
The Oil and Gas industry has slightly increased favorability over the last four years among New Mexico residents (up 2 percent). However, favorability among those engaged in New Mexico’s political process have increased their favorability more than the average New Mexico resident (from 2011-2014):
Today, the 70 members of the House of Representatives (controlled by Republicans) and the 42 members of the New Mexico Senate (controlled by Democrats) will convene their 60-day legislative session. During that time they will set a budget and address a number of very high profile issues on behalf of New Mexico residents.
This January and February, members of the New Mexico Senate and House of Representatives will head into a historic 60-day legislative session.
For the past four years, the Garrity Perception Survey has provided insights on who New Mexico residents trust, what industries they favor and how our neighbors access news and information. We commission Research & Polling to provide the survey; it has a 95 percent level of confidence.