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The Democratic Party of Sandoval County enthusiastically supports Melanie Stansbury as the Democratic Candidate for the CD1 special election to be held June 1. Democratic Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver issued the election call and Democratic Sandoval County Clerk Anne Brady Romero’s Bureau of Elections has issued information on the election process for Sandoval County voters who reside in CD1. You may find the information on the County Clerk’s website here: https://www.sandovalcountynm.gov/elected-officials/county-clerk/bureau-of-elections/

Volunteer, Donate, Vote for Melanie.


Important Announcements


From the Chair

Members of the State Central Committee (SCC) elected State Representative Melanie Stansbury as our party’s nominee to fill the Congressional District 1 (CD-1) vacancy left by Secretary of Interior Deb Haaland.

County clerks will begin mailing ballots to voters who have requested them on May 4. Early in-person voting will also begin on May 4. Election day is June 1. Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver has said that, as always, her goal is to have accurate election returns as quickly as possible.

The Republican candidate has already blown his dog-whistle by speaking about working across the aisle, as long as it does not interfere with his faith, supporting gas and oil, and “pushing back on public health restrictions” to help businesses. He adds that the CD-1 seat was red for over 40 years. (KOB 4. Click here to read the article.)

We are now in an accelerated election cycle.The Democratic Party of Sandoval County is putting out a call for everyone to get involved. The ratio of Democrats to Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives is too close for comfort. We must keep the CD-1 seat blue!

Please contact the Democratic Party of Sandoval County (DPSC) to volunteer to phone bank and text for Representative Stansbury.

Email chair@sandovaldemocrats.org or vicechair@sandovaldemocrats.org to help keep CD-1 blue. You can also go Melanie’s website to volunteer or donate.

Alexandria Piland

April Events

 The Democratic Party of Sandoval County’s Second Saturday Meeting will feature a presentation explaining the proposed federal Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

Josephine Darling, a Corrales resident and a climate activist with Citizens’ Climate Lobby, will update us on Climate Change issues in New Mexico.

Register for our free Zoom session here.

Another opportunity for the COVID vaccine…offered by the Pueblo of Laguna. 

We  (IPCC) have been offered the opportunity to give out vaccinations once again.

The vaccinations will be provided by the Pueblo of Laguna, and will be onsite AT the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center on Friday, April 9th from 9 am – 1:30 pm. These will be provided in the back of IPCC building in the parking lot, so we do want people to drive up and stay in their car to complete the registration and receive the vaccination.

If you or a member of your family would like to sign up, please contact HR at any of the following numbers:

263-3324  (Michelle Garcia’s phone number)
724-3517  (Sonya Yazza’s phone number)
724-3593  (Paula Purucker’s phone number)

Michelle Garcia

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If you are interested in being profiled in next month’s Why I am a Democrat please send me a message at sandovalcodems@gmail.com.

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 CD1 Voters: Be aware! Special Election 

On June1, 2021, a muy importante special election is being held for the CD1 Congressional seat left vacant by Congresswoman, Deb Haaland, who is now the Secretary of the Interior in the Biden administration. The best person to fill that seat is MELANIE STANSBURY. She sits now in the New Mexico House of Representatives & …

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State Senator Brandt is Out of Step with his Constituents

From the Rio Rancho Observer – April 4, 2021 Last week’s Observer provided a valuable service by publishing two opinion pieces and a feature article asking lawmakers of both parties to briefly share their views on the recent legislative session and their hopes for next year’s 30-day session. The Democratic legislators highlighted the session’s accomplishments …

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First Friday – April 2, 2021

Video of the monthly meeting of the Democratic Party of Sandoval County. This one, moderated by Katherine Bruch, Commissioner for Sandoval County District 1, featured a get-to-know the newly elected Chair, Vice Chair, and Ward Chairs of the County Party. Plus, a special appearance by Melanie Stansbury, newly selected nominee for the NM Congressional Dist. …

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Alexandria “Alex” Piland, Rio Rancho, is the new Democratic Party of Sandoval County Chair.  Elected on March 20th, she will serve for two years.  Isaac Chavez, Algodones, was elected Vice-Chair. Piland is an educator, union organizer, and activist who has worked tirelessly for the Democratic Party of Sandoval County.  A graduate of Emerge New Mexico …

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