NM Needs a Stimulus Special Session Now

ABQ Journal Sunday, April 19, 2020 We can deal with the budget in June when numbers are clearer BY REP. DAYMON ELY – CORRALES DEMOCRAT We are living in unprecedented times. It has been over 100 years since our state has faced a crisis that threatens not only the lives of our people, but our …

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Sandoval County Neighborly Relief Effort

The Sandoval County Democratic Party is organizing and collecting funds to help the people in the Navajo Nation in the northwestern part of Sandoval County and Sandoval Pueblos who lack food and water due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Contributions may be made through the party’s Act Blue Account when marked for Covid. The link for …

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Coronovirus OP/ED By Bert Coxe

I would like to address the OP-ED article by Diane Dimond published (in The Albuquerque Journal) on Saturday March 28, 2020 titled “Take a breath: COVID-19 sickens but rarely kills.” This article apparently is intended to try to make us feel better about the current situation that we find ourselves in, but it propagates some …

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Barbara Clinton – Why I am a Democrat

When I think of the Democratic Party, some of the first words that come to mind are diverse, caring and inclusive. That is the modern-day Democratic Party. On the other hand, the picture of the original Democratic Party is very disturbing. However, in spite of, or maybe because of the juxtaposition, I am a Democrat. …

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DPNM Virtual Events & Activities

A Message from the Chair, Marg Elliston Hello Democrats! These are difficult times, and DPNM is grateful for all the incredible activists like you who are committed to supporting your communities and electing Democrats up-and-down the ballot. Now more than ever, we need to stand together and support our fellow New Mexicans. With the recent …

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Red Flag Law Protects New Mexicans

By Mitchell Freedman (The RR Observer published is editorial on March 15) There are misconceptions regarding New Mexico’s “red flag” gun law. The law is designed to reduce gun suicides and gun-based domestic violence, the latter mostly against women. Eighteen States passed these laws, several since President Trump said, after the Parkland, Florida massacre (before …

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Health Care, Sick Leave Vital Weapon

DESPITE HOLLOW presidential assurances to the contrary, the coronavirus is likely to proliferate in the United States. The unfortunate condition of our country’s health care system will exacerbate the damage. The coronavirus will not spare any demographic group. This includes the uninsured food service worker for whom seeing a doctor is cost prohibitive and the …

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DPNM Pre-Primary Convention – March 7, 2020

Sandoval County Democrats turned out for the Democratic Party of New Mexico Pre-Primary Convention March 7. Sandoval County’s Treasurer, Laura Montoya, and Terese Leger Fernandez of Santa Fe County qualified for the CD-3 race in the June 2 Primary. ( The County Party does not endorse in contested primaries but provides information to help voters …

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First Friday Luncheon – March 6, 2020

  The County Party’s First Friday Luncheon featured a keynote address by Ben Ray Lujan, U.S. Rep for New Mexico Congressional District 3, and candidate for the U.S. Senate seat. The crowd was large and appeared ready for political action. A number of candidates spoke at the meeting, including for the first time at the …

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SCFDW Feed the Kids Program Announcement

Sandoval County Federation of Democratic Women has joined as an official partner with St. Paul’s United Church of Christ Feed the Kids program.   The program is also joined by St. Francis Episcopal Church to provide week-end food packets to children in Rio Rancho who are living without sufficient nourishment. Together we are providing packets each …

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