Philadelphia, PA – Debra Haaland, Chairwoman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement after the historic nomination of Hillary Clinton, the first woman to be nominated for President of the United States by a major political party:
“When Hillary Clinton accepted the nomination tonight, a glass ceiling was shattered, and in this election, we intend to shatter the next glass ceiling, and elect her as the 45th President of the United States.
“Tonight, Hillary Clinton shared her vision for the future of our country, which will improve the lives of all Americans. She will work to create good paying jobs, make college and early childhood education affordable, increase access to health care, and build a country where all of our children have an opportunity to succeed.
“Coming out of the convention Democrats are energized and we’re going to take this momentum to deliver a victory for Hillary Clinton and Democrats up and down the ballot in New Mexico.”