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DPNM to Send Diverse Delegation to Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

PRESS KIT AVAILABLE HERE NEW MEXICO  – The Democratic Party of New Mexico will send a diverse delegation to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia next week, where New Mexico will be represented by 43 delegates. The Democratic National Convention begins Monday, July 25, 2016. The New Mexico delegation ranges in age from recent high

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DPNM Statement on Hillary Clinton’s Vice Presidential Pick Tim Kaine

NEW MEXICO – Today, after Hillary Clinton announced Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate, Debra Haaland Chairwoman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico, released the following statement: “Hillary Clinton has chosen a running mate who will compliment her leadership style and contribute immensely to our country–Tim Kaine has a history of bringing

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DPNM Launches ‘No More Excuses’ Site to Expose GOP SOS Candidate’s Extremist Legislative Record

Espinoza Wants to Run from Past; Dems Holding Her Accountable New Mexico – The Democratic Party of New Mexico on Friday launched a website, www.noraespinozaforsos.com, exposing Nora Espinoza’s extremist legislative record, even as the Republican candidate for Secretary of State tries to run from her past. “Nora Espinoza has been one of the most divisive, extremist,

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Governor Martinez Plays Games Around Trump’s Nomination

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, Governor Martinez side-stepped the delegate announcement on the floor of the Republican National Convention. Instead of casting New Mexico’s 24 delegate votes to Donald Trump, she moved aside while another Republican delegate from New Mexico made the announcement. “Governor Martinez is playing games. It’s disingenuous and disrespectful to New Mexico that

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Nora Espinoza and Trump’s VP Pick Both Support Discriminatory Policies

New Mexico – Today’s announcement that Indiana Governor Mike Pence will be joining the Trump ticket as the vice presidential candidate highlights discriminatory policies Pence allowed in his state of Indiana, which Nora Espinoza also pushed in New Mexico. In 2016 Espinoza filed HB 55, which followed Pence’s Indiana model and would have legalized discrimination in

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Chairwoman Debra Haaland: Trump Has Chosen A Running Mate Who Is Just as Extreme as He Is

Albuquerque, N.M. – Debra Haaland, chairwoman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement after Donald Trump named Mike Pence as his running mate: “Donald Trump has run a campaign that is reckless, dangerous, and divisive, and he has chosen a running mate who is just as extreme as he is. Mike

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New Mexico Democrats to Host Events Across the State Aimed at Bringing Supporters Together

New Mexico – The Democratic Party of New Mexico will host events across New Mexico aimed at bringing supporters together to meet candidates, get know the delegates to the national convention, and kick start a successful 2016 campaign. The following events are free and open to public—everyone is welcome.   Shiprock – July 15, 2016

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Students in New Mexico Suffer Under Failed Economic Policies of Governor Martinez and New Mexico Republicans

Albuquerque, N.M. – Today, the Democratic Party of New Mexico reamed Governor Martinez and Republicans in the state for hurting students attending universities and public schools with failed economic policies. According to recent reports, New Mexico State University will be cutting 126 positions and academic and extracurricular programs. Additionally, New Mexico ranks 43rd in teacher salaries. This

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DPNM Chairwoman Debra Haaland Statement on Bernie Sanders Endorsement of Hillary Clinton

Albuquerque, N.M. – Debra Haaland, Chairwoman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement after Bernie Sanders announced his support for Hillary Clinton today: “Democrats know that we are stronger together, and today’s announcement is a culmination of hard work from both of our candidates and Democrats across the country. Working together,

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Democrats Demand Governor Martinez Administration to Process Food Assistance Applications Fairly, Address Chronic Mismanagement within HSD

Albuquerque, N.M. – At a press conference in Albuquerque today, Democrats demanded that Governor Martinez’s Administration process food assistance applications fairly, and address chronic mismanagement within the Human Services Department (HSD). The press conference came after the Office of Inspector General (OIG) released the initial findings of its investigation into the Human Service Department’s system

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