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DPNM Statement on Pamelya Herndon’s Appointment to Represent HD-28

The Bernalillo County Commission today voted to appoint DPNM Secretary Pamelya Herndon as the next Representative for House District 28, filling the seat vacated by Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury. DPNM Chair Jessica Velasquez released the following statement regarding the appointment: “We are so proud to see Pamelya Herndon joining the legislature as...

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RPNM Leaders Silent As GOP Commissioner Disrespects Fallen Officer with Unhinged Conspiracy Theory

Otero County Commissioner and Cowboys for Trump founder Couy Griffin horrified Americans across the nation yesterday when he cast doubt that Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick was brutally murdered during the January 6th insurrection. Griffin told CNN that he’s “not even so...

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DPNM Statement on Juneteenth

DPNM Chair Jessica Velasquez released the following statement on Juneteenth: “We are proud to see Juneteenth recognized as a federal holiday. This is a day to remember those who have fought for freedom in the past, and to recommit ourselves to the struggle for racial equity, whether that is at...

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SCOTUS Upholds ACA For The Third Time; NM GOP Continues To Try To Strip Affordable Health Care From New Mexicans

The Supreme Court of the United States today upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for the third time, despite repeated GOP attempts to undermine the law in the courts. This ruling is a clear rebuke to GOP politicians who have repeatedly tried to reduce access to care,...

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DPNM Vice Chair Elected As ASDC Western Region Vice Chair

Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) Vice Chair Manny Crespin was elected this week to serve a two year term as the Vice Chair of the Western Region for the Associated State Democratic Committees (ASDC). As Western Region Vice Chair, Vice Chair Crespin will serve on the...

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DPNM Statement on Swearing In of Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury

Melanie Stansbury was sworn in today as the Congresswoman for New Mexico’s first congressional district, after a resounding victory in the recent special election.  DPNM Chair Jessica Velasquez released the following statement regarding the swearing in of Congresswoman Stansbury: “Melanie Stansbury ran a strong campaign...

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Republican Party of New Mexico Stands with Conspiracy Theorists and the Far Right

The Republican Party of New Mexico wasted no time siding with extremists following the announcement of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s reelection campaign last Thursday. Republicans jumped at the chance to elevate the fringe individuals spreading dangerous misinformation and threatening members of the press. By failing to...

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DPNM Statement on Melanie Stansbury Victory in CD-1

DPNM Chair Jessica Velasquez released the following statement on Democratic Representative Melanie Stansbury’s victory over Republican Senator Mark Moores in the race to represent New Mexico’s first congressional district: “Democrats sent a clear message during this election that we’re not taking anything for granted when it...

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DPNM Officers Join Democratic Leaders at GOTV Events

The Democratic Party of New Mexico officers -- Chair Jessica Velasquez, Vice Chair Manny Crespin,...

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DPNM Chair Jessica Velasquez Casts Ballot in CD-1 Election

DPNM Chair Jessica Velasquez and her daughter voted today at the Daskalos Voting Center in the election to determine the next representative from New Mexico’s first congressional district. Chairwoman Velasquez was visiting the voting center alongside Doug Emhoff and Representative Melanie Stansbury to rally early voters. 

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