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Democratic Party of New Mexico Slams Pearce for Support of GOP Tax Scam

Pearce Votes to Give His Well-connected Friends a Tax Break while New Mexicans Foot the Bill New Mexico – Today, the Democratic Party of New Mexico slammed Congressman Steve Pearce for his support of the GOP tax scam that would give his well-connected friends a tax break while forcing New Mexicans to foot the bill. Pearce, who

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PSA: Rides to the Polls Available

Albuquerque, NM – The Democratic Party of New Mexico will be coordinating rides to the polls on Election Day, Tuesday, November 14. Voters who need assistance getting to polling locations in Albuquerque should call (505)830-3650 to request a ride.    What: Rides to the Polls When: Election Day, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. Where: Albuquerque Request

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Democrats Sweep Las Cruces Municipal Election

Las Cruces – The Democratic Party of New Mexico released the following statement after Democratic candidates won all three city council district elections in Las Cruces. Gabe Vasquez carried District 3 by 70 percent to Bev Courtney’s 30 percent. Gill Sorg won in District 5 with 51 percent of the vote to Steve Montanez’s 41 percent. And

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Democratic Party of New Mexico Honors Native American Heritage Month

New Mexico – Today, the Democratic Party of New Mexico Chair Richard Ellenberg released the following statement honoring Native American Heritage Month: “This month is a time to celebrate the rich and diverse culture, traditions, histories and knowledge that our Native communities have contributed to our state. As Democrats, we’re committed to ensuring tribal sovereignty

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Dan Lewis: All Tricks, No Treats

Albuquerque, NM – As Albuquerque prepares to elect a new mayor, the Democratic Party of New Mexico listed numerous tricks GOP Mayoral candidate Dan Lewis pulled while serving on Albuquerque’s City Council. Dan Lewis has been the Albuquerque City Council President during Mayor Berry’s administration, and crime in Albuquerque is on the rise. The FBI

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National Journal Names New Mexico Top State to Flip Governor Seat in 2018

New Mexico – Last night, National Journal named New Mexico as the top state to flip in 2018 citing eight years of Governor Susana Martinez and Democrats’ success in federal races. “It’s clear that Governor Martinez’s Republican policies have put the state in a downward spiral, and New Mexicans can feel it. But we have

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DPNM Vice Chair Wins National Leadership Elections

DPNM Vice Chair Neomi Martinez-Parra will serve on the executive committees of the national Democratic Hispanic & Women’s Caucuses Las Vegas, NV – At the Democratic National Committee (DNC) meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada today, Democratic Party of New Mexico Vice Chair Neomi Martinez-Parra was elected to the executive board of the national Democratic Women’s

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Democratic Party of New Mexico Credits Public Engagement for PED Change of Tune on Science Curriculum Standards

New Mexico – Today, the Democratic Party of New Mexico credited public engagement for the New Mexico Public Education Department’s (PED) change in tune on science curriculum standards. After public outrage was made clear, Governor Martinez’s PED announced that they would not be including the politicized changes they proposed in September. “New Mexico was facing

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