It was announced this week that six New Mexicans have now tested presumed positive for Coronavirus COVID-19. The Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) is committed to finding ways to engage communities across New Mexico without contributing to the spread of coronavirus.
This week, DPNM is assessing our ability to limit in-person gatherings and working with our county parties to provide ways to reduce the need for large gatherings. We’re also encouraging counties to conduct their meetings online or via conference call. DPNM will be keeping in contact with Democrats across the state over the next few weeks with resources on how to engage voters online and over the phone.
DPNM Chair Marg Elliston released the following statement regarding DPNM’s coronavirus precautions:
“Our primary focus during this time is to keep everyone safe and healthy, while still encouraging Democrats to reach out to members of their communities. We’re lucky to have so many wonderful people on our staff who are informing counties of all the ways they can still be reaching out to voters using social media and voter engagement technology.
“As this situation develops, we encourage people to listen to the advice of trusted health agencies such as the New Mexico Department of Health. Governor Lujan Grisham and all of our elected officials are working hard to address this public health emergency, and we’re thankful for their leadership and their efforts to keep New Mexico safe.”