Judge: Facebook page of former New Mexico mayor is public record

The Facebook page of a former mayor is public record, says a New Mexico court. Now she needs to figure out how to reactivate the account, which has been shut down.

“Hopefully everything is still there,” Stephen Thies, the Alamogordo City attorney, told the Santa Fe New Mexican.

The city previously denied an individual’s request to examine the Facebook page set up by Susie Galea, who resigned as Alamogordo’s mayor in December 2015, the Alamogordo Daily News reported. The social media account was not created for the city, lawyers argued, so it was not public record. Continue…