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Democrat Daymon Ely Wins in HD-23

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, election results in New Mexico House District 23 was completed, and Daymon Ely won by 105 votes, according the the Secretary of State’s General Recount webpage. Daymon Ely ran his race on substantive ideas to improve New Mexico’s economy. “I am honored to have been elected to represent the people of House District

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Democratic Secretary of State-elect Maggie Toulouse Oliver Officially Sworn In after Running Campaign on Transparency, Fair Elections

New Mexico – Today, Democratic Secretary of State-elect Maggie Toulouse Oliver was officially sworn in Santa Fe. Maggie Toulouse Oliver ran her campaign on government transparency and fair elections. “We are ecstatic that Maggie Toulouse Oliver took the oath of office today,” said Debra Haaland, Chairwoman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico. “Not only

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DPNM Congratulates Michelle Lujan Grisham on CHC Chair Election

New Mexico – Today, the Democratic Party of New Mexico congratulated Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham on her election as chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.  “New Mexico Democrats are proud to have Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham in a leadership position in the U.S. House of Representatives,” said Debra Haaland, Chairwoman of the Democratic Party of

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6 Things Mayor Berry Failed to Mention in His State of the City Address

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Mayor Berry delivered his State of the City address in Albuquerque, in which he neglected to mention some of the issues his administration has failed to address. Mayor Berry has been absent on some of the most pressing issues Albuquerque faces and is absent in many communities throughout the city. Unemployment.

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DPNM Encourages New Mexicans to #ShopSmall on Small Business Saturday

New Mexico – Today, the Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement encouraging New Mexicans to “Shop Small” and support small businesses on Saturday, November 26. Small businesses make up a significant portion of New Mexico’s economy, employing hundreds of thousands of New Mexicans. “Home-grown New Mexico businesses work hard to employ locally

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DPNM: Governor Martinez’s Line on Permanent Fund Shortsighted

New Mexico – The Democratic Party of New Mexico slammed Governor Martinez after she ruled out using the permanent fund to invest in New Mexico’s economy.  “Governor Martinez clearly doesn’t have the best interest of New Mexicans in mind when she actively works against solutions that could help create opportunities for families in our state,”

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DPNM Calls for Justice for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

New Mexico – The Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) took a stand to support the efforts of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to protect their water resources and sacred sites and to ensure tribal consultation is a priority. At a meeting in late October, the Democratic Party of New Mexico’s State Central Committee unanimously

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DPNM Welcomes New Legislative Leadership Team

New Mexico – Today, the Democratic Party of New Mexico welcomed news that the Democrats in the legislature selected their leadership teams. These announcements come after the New Mexico House moved from Republican majority to a Democratic majority and Democrats gained two seats in the New Mexico Senate.  N.M. Senate Democrats elected Senator Peter Wirth

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RECAP: Governor Martinez Let New Mexico Fall Behind While She Worked to Build Her National Profile

New Mexico – As Governor Martinez finishes her term as the Chair of the Republican Governor’s Association, the Democratic Party of New Mexico recaps her failures to focus on New Mexico’s economy and take responsibility for her failed economic agenda.  Governor Martinez made it clear that she is more interested in playing politics than addressing

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Governor Martinez Signals Support for Trump’s Appointment of White Supremacist

New Mexico – At a Republican Governors Association press conference in Orlando today, Governor Susana Martinez signaled her support for Donald Trump’s appointment of a white supremacist when asked about Stephen Bannon as Chief of White House Strategy.  “Today, Governor Martinez showed us that she doesn’t care to lead and take a stand for New Mexicans against

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