Impact

Flip CD2

“Every once in awhile you meet a candidate who blows your skirt up – when she can also flip a Republican House seat, that’s HUGE.”   US House Rep – NM Congressional  District 2     Success!  Xochitl won [108,489 (50.93%) to 97,767 (49.07%)]. In flipping the seat held by Steve Pearce since 2011, she became first woman to represent the district in its history and only the third Democrat in nearly 50 years Of note: while Valencia County voted for both Pearce (R) […]

DPNM Platform Document

In the Spring of 2018, the new Democratic Party of NM State Platform was passed with a 91% approval rating. Our new state platform (“Platform”) is the remarkable achievement of the current State Platform and Resolutions Committee.(“SPARC”). No Democrats left behind. Elected and appointed in 2017, the committee hit the road with a mission: to find out what New Mexico Dems stand for and what they need, rather than making assumptions and relying on dated feedback. The resultant document is […]

Democracy Dollars

      “What if ABQ could take our elections out of the hands of big special interests and put them in the hands of the people?”   OUTCOME: Unfortunately this initiative was narrowly defeated by voters – 51.25% to 48.75% – in the November 2019 Municipal election. See the DAILY LOBO article here *   *   *   *   * VOTE “YES” on PROPOSITION 2 on NOV 5th! (PLEASE SEE UPDATES AT BOTTOM)  The ABQ Democracy Dollars […]

Building Our NM House

What people want is very simple – they want an America as good as its promise – Barbara Jordan In the end, 6 of these 7 house seats were wins.  Kudos to Meta Hirschl and her merry band of volunteers  – what an amazing effort!!  And congratulations to all of the candidates. While Jessica lost by 143 votes, given the District 22 demographics, this was still a tremendous showing. Governor-Elect MLG named Jessica to her Transition Team for the Public […]

NWNM Partial Guide to the 2019 Legislative Session

The 2019 New Mexico State Legislative Session begins January 15th and continues through March 15th, 2019. With approximately 4,000 bills in play, how do we advocate – effectively – for those most important to our members?  Navigating the course of a bill from its writing to its passage, while avoiding the pitfalls of its getting stuck in committee or being vetoed by the governor is no small task. We’ve cherry-picked bills dealing with issues which were identified early on as […]

2020 Legislative Session – Action Needed

WE NEED YOUR HELP   If you have limited time, maximize it by calling the most impt legislators TUES 2/18: There are three days left – please make calls!!!! Please see SLACK #a-ACTION / From Retake Our Democracy today: “If you’ve ever doubted whether your activism makes a difference, this should assure you that it does. In 2019, less than a third of the bills we supported passed. This year, it looks like at least half or more will pass […]