With the primary election now behind us, I would like to thank all the candidates who had the courage to step forward and run for office. Your willingness to serve is much appreciated and we are very fortunate to have had so many quality candidates to choose from. It is my sincere hope that now that the voters have spoken, we as a county party will rally behind our Democratic nominees as we head into the general election. Please join me in congratulating the following nominees (statewide candidates are not included in this list):
Sandoval County Democratic Nominees
House District 22 – Jessica Velasquez
House District 23 – Daymon Ely
House District 43 – Christine Chandler
House District 44 – Benton Howell
House District 57 – Billie Ann Helean
House District 60 – Alexis Jimenez
House District 65 – Derrick Lente
Public Regulation Commission District 4 – Theresa A. Becenti-Aguilar
Public Education Commission District 5 – Georgina Davis
Magistrate Judge Division 1 – Ann Maxwell Chavez
Magistrate Judge Division 2 – Bill Mast
Magistrate Judge Division 3 – Delilah Montano-Baca
Sandoval County Commission District 1- Katherine Bruch
Sandoval County Assessor – Linda Gallegos
Sandoval County Sheriff – Jesse James Casaus
Sandoval County Probate Judge – Charles Aguilar
Here are some upcoming events and reminders:
· June 9, DPSC Second Saturday Breakfast, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., TacoMex – 2003 Southern Blvd., Rio Rancho.
· June 23, County Central Committee Meeting to Elect a County Chair and Vice-Chair, Registration begins at 8:45 a.m. Meeting begins at 10:00 a.m., U.S. 550 RailRunner Station Meeting Room, 400 Station St., Bernalillo.
· July 4 Parades will be happening in municipalities across the county. More details to come. Stay tuned.
· There will not be a First Friday Luncheon in July due to the Independence Day Holiday.
As always please feel free to reach out to me, preferably by email, if you have any questions or concerns. Go Democrats!