26 May

Take Your Absentee Ballot to the Polls

Still have your absentee ballot? TAKE YOUR COMPLETED BALLOT TO A POLLING STATION. Your ballot must be received by June 2nd, so at this point we recommend you drop off your ballot in its signed and sealed envelopes at the County Clerk or an early voting site. They all have drop boxes for absentee ballots.

Early voting hours are from 12:00 noon until 8:00 p.m. TODAY through Friday, and from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 30th. Here’s the list of early voting sites:…/2020%20Priavevschedules%2…

You can also drop off your absentee ballot at the County Clerk or a Voting Convenience Center on Election Day,June 2nd, between 7 AM and 7 PM, but why wait? Beat the crowds and do it now!

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11 May

Listening Tour with DPNM Chair Marg Elliston

Join Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) Chair Marg Elliston this Wednesday, May 13th, at 6 pm for her virtual visit with Santa Fe County Democrats. Chair Elliston is conducting a 33 county virtual listening tour to meet with voters from across the state to discuss political organizing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This listening tour expands on DPNM’s goal to use innovative strategies to continue reaching out to all New Mexicans during the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Lt. Governor Howie Morales has been invited to make a special guest appearance.

Sign in to the webinar here:
Meeting ID: 842 8516 2525
Password: 598898

Wednesday, May 13th, 6:00

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08 May

Watch the Recorded CD3 Candidates Forum Here!

Click Here to Watch the Zoom Recording of the DPSFC CD3 Forum from May 6th, 2020. It starts with the second question due to a recording glitch.

You can also read about the forum in the Albuquerque Journal: “Magnificent Seven” Democrats zoom in on issues at online forum.”

All seven CD3 candidates participated in the discussion: John Blair, Teresa Leger Fernandez, Laura Montoya, Valerie Plame, Joseph Sanchez, Marco Serna, and Kyle Tisdel.






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04 May

CD3 Candidates Forum – THIS WEDNESDAY, May 6th

Meet the seven magnificent Democratic CD-3 candidates in a special forum hosted by the Democratic Party of Santa Fe County. Join this timely conversation between John Blair, Teresa Leger Fernandez, Laura Montoya, Valerie Plame, Joseph Sanchez, Marco Serna, and Kyle Tisdel.

It’s almost decision time—absentee ballots start going out this week! Don’t miss this great opportunity to hear directly from our congressional candidates about how they would serve the people of northern New Mexico.

When: Wednesday, May 6th, at 6:00 p.m.
Where: The comfort of your own home
Register in advance HERE:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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13 Apr

Why the State Courts are Critical in Time of Crisis: A Forum with Our Statewide Judicial Candidates

This Wednesday, April 15th, at 6 PM, a virtual forum with NM Supreme Court Justices Shannon Bacon and David Thomson and Court of Appeals Judges Zach Ives and Shammara Henderson.
The past three years have shown us just how important our courts are. Meet our judicial candidates and learn about the roles of the federal and state courts, the New Mexico Court structure, and how these courts affect our lives.
Register in advance at:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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21 Mar

COVID-19 Information for New Mexicans from the Governor

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham asked us to share this message to inform you of the resources being distributed to all New Mexico residents as well as the actions she and our state government are taking to inform the public about the COVID-19 public health emergency in New Mexico.

The New Mexico Department of Health encourages all New Mexicans to stay home when at all possible in order to slow the spread of COVID-19 in New Mexico.

The New Mexico state government is centralizing information on COVID-19 and resources for the public on its website:

This website offers information and links concerning but not limited to:

  • Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Mexico

  • COVID-19 symptoms and testing guidelines

  • Prevention methods that all New Mexicans should be practicing during this Public Health Emergency

  • Press and public information releases from the Governor’s office and the state government concerning COVID-19

  • NM Department of Health orders and guidelines concerning COVID-19

  • The Coronavirus Health Hotline (1-855-600-3453) for those experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and for those New Mexicans with medical questions concerning COVID-19

  • The Coronavirus Information Hotline (1-833-551-0518) for those experiencing with questions about available resources for those whose lives have been affected by the COVID-19 public health emergency

  • The Senior and Disabled Adults Food Access Hotline (1-800-432-2080) for those Seniors and Disabled Adults in need of food assistance during this emergency

For all updates concerning COVID-19 within New Mexico, will remain the centralized information source from the state throughout this emergency.

Stay safe and well — and please stay home, for your sake and the sake of everyone in our community.

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12 Mar

DPSFC Coronavirus Actions

The DPSFC has canceled all large group meetings. Unfortunately we also had to cancel the planned filming of the March 18th CD-3 Candidates’ Forum. Voter registration tables have been canceled as well.  Committee meetings will be teleconferenced.

We are developing ways, such as postcards to voters, to continue voter outreach. Thank you to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham for her swift, decisive emergency response. You can get COVID-19 updates from the New Mexico Department of Health HERE.


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11 Feb

Watch: Becoming a New Mexico Voter Registration Agent

This short video – produced in cooperation with Santa Fe County Clerk Geraldine Salazar – provides basic information about the duties of a third-party Voter Registration Agent anywhere in New Mexico.


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21 Jan

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s State of the State Address

The 2020 Legislative Session opens today and you can watch Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s State of the State address–scheduled to start at 12:30 pm–at or


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11 Jan

2020 Legislative Session Preview with Peter Wirth, Brian Egolf & Victor Reyes

What’s on the agenda for the 2020 Legislative Session? Come hear Senate Majority Leader Peter Wirth, Speaker Brian Egolf and Victor Reyes, Director of Legislative Affairs for Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, discuss legislative priorities for New Mexico.

Wednesday, January 15, 6:00-7:30 pm at the Center for Progress and Justice, 1420 Cerrillos Road in Santa Fe. All are welcome!

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