Let’s break the record!

Since 2012, the U.S. has celebrated National Voter Registration Day on the fourth Tuesday of every September.  In 2018, the holiday fell on September 25 and the campaign aimed to…

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It’s Time to Rise Up

“We should soundly reject language coming out of the mouths of any of our leaders that feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalizes racist sentiments, leaders who demonize…

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2020 Is Coming

“Vision without action is merely a dream.  Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.” – Joel A. Barker       When I…

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Change

"Change is the only constant in life." — Heraclitus Change has come to the West Side Democrats. Flora Lucero was elected Chair of the Democratic Party of Bernalillo County on…

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The April 6 Election

On Saturday, April 6, 2019, I was elected Chair of the Democratic Party of Bernalillo County. I am humbled and honored by the outpouring of support I received leading up…

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March 23 Elections

On Saturday, March 23, Democrats across Bernalillo County attended Ward Meetings and participated in the first phase of electing 2019-2021 leadership for the Democratic Party of New Mexico. My friends,…

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Democracy in Action: A Beautiful Thing

“This is your democracy. Make it. Protect it. Pass it on.” — Thurgood Marshall

 

Last week, at a gathering on Albuquerque’s west side, I had the pleasure of listening to two Democrats talk about current legislation. What brought me pleasure wasn’t their depth of knowledge on one bill or another. It was that they were two average citizens talking about the current state of bills they were following, and referring to each piece of legislation by its bill number. Does that seem normal to you? From vetting candidates, to knocking doors to get them elected, to keeping in touch with them as they represent us, we, the people are creating a new norm. We are investing in and owning our democracy, and it’s a beautiful thing.

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The Life of the Party

…for the letter kills but the Spirit gives life. 2 Corinthians 3:6

 

On March 23, 2019, our local Democratic Party starts its biennial process of electing Party leadership. Two years ago, in 2017, hundreds of people in Bernalillo County participated in the same process. People like you and I attended Ward, County Central Committee, and State Central Committee meetings to elect leaders at every level from Precinct to the State Chair, and all the committees and positions in between. And after those elections, we got to work.

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