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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06 Dec

Annual Holiday Party – December 18

You’re invited to our annual holiday potluck! Wednesday, Dec. 18th, 6-7:30 pm at 1420 Cerrillos Road. Bring a favorite family holiday dish or dish from your heritage to share. Enchiladas and beverages will be provided.

We’ll have children’s crafts and Mr. and Mrs. Donkey Klaus will make a special holiday appearance.

Also, please bring donations for Esperanza Shelter and Pete’s Place:

  • Esperanza has requested $10-$15 gift certificates from Ross Dress for Less, Savers or Walmart.
  • Pete’s Place would like NEW athletic or wool socks for men and women; NEW underwear for men and women; and lotion in toiletry (travel) sizes.

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01 Nov

All NM Representatives Vote for Impeachment Inquiry

The Executive Committee of the Democratic Party of Santa Fe County voted overwhelming in July to support an impeachment inquiry. Since then, even more evidence – especially with the President allegedly pressuring Ukraine to manufacture dirt on a political opponent and withholding foreign aid as leverage – has emerged to support an investigation. Thank you to all of our congressional representatives for supporting our Constitution, the integrity of our elections and voting for the inquiry.

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03 Oct

You’re Invited: 10th Annual Ben & Carmen Luján Service Awards

Please join us for 10th Annual Ben & Carmen Luján Service Awards on Friday, October 18th, 6 pm at the Hotel Santa Fe.
Congressman Ben Ray Luján is scheduled to present the awards to Conny Maki and Mike Archuleta, who have given many years of distinguished service and leadership to the Party and our community. We are also honoring Debbi Kapp Brody and Sara Hume with the Susan Popovich Award, for their innovative grassroots organizing and ward leadership. You may host, sponsor a table or buy tickets HERE.

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10 Sep

County Central Committee Meeting: September 28, 2019

The Democratic Party of Santa Fe County gives notice of the upcoming County Central Committee meeting to elect a First Vice-Chair, Second Vice-Chair, consider an amendment to the DPSFC Rules and to elect one State Central Committee member replacement (male).  Details of the meeting are as follows:

When: Saturday, September 28, 2019

Where: Gonzales Community School Gymnasium, 851 W. Alameda, Santa Fe, NM 87501

Registration: 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Call to Order: 10:30 a.m.

Proxy voting will be permitted in accordance with DPNM Rule 9-2.E. The proxy form for the September 28th, 2019 meeting has been sent to all CCC members. A proxy is “valid only when voted by a registered Democrat of the same ward as the person giving the proxy.” No CCC member may carry more than three proxies.

If you wish to run for First Vice Chair (male), Second Vice Chair (female) or the State Central Committee (male) replacement, we will post your 100-word personal statement on the DPSFC website and email your statement to all CCC members. Personal statements will be posted in the order received and compiled emailed statements will go out on September 19th and September 25th. Please send your statements (100-word limit) to

Our order of business:

  1. elect the County Party First Vice Chair (male) for the balance of the 2019-2021 term.
  2. elect the County Party Second Vice Chair (female) for the balance of the 2019-2021 term
  3. consider an amendment to the DPSFC Rules, namely the Code of Conduct that was distributed earlier for the Open Comment period which closed on September 6th. The Rules & Credentials Committee is reviewing the comments received and will send the revised amendment and responses to submitted comments on September 13th.
  4. elect one CD-3 State Central Committee member (male) to replace one member who passed away earlier this year. Gender balance is required for members of the SCC, so we will select another male for this position.

The Credentials Committee will meet on Friday, September 27 at 6:00 p.m. at 1420 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM to address any challenges which must have been filed in writing prior to that time.

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10 Sep

Democratic Party of Santa Fe County Endorses Climate Strike

The DPSFC Executive Committee voted overwhelmingly to endorse the Global Climate Strike planned for September 20th, 11:30 am to 2:00 pm at the Roundhouse.

A member of the New Mexico YUCCA Steering Committee (Youth United for Climate Crisis Action) made a detailed presentation concerning the Global Climate Strike at the DPSFC Platform and Resolutions Committee meeting on September 5th. The Committee unanimously approved the following resolution, which was subsequently approved by the Executive Committee by a vote of 25-YES, 1-NO, and 1-ABSTAIN:

RESOLVED, that the DPSFC Platform & Resolutions Committee finds that the goals and objectives of YUCCA and the Global Climate Strike, as set forth at:

are consistent with the provisions of the DPSFC Platform.

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the Democratic Party of Santa Fe County should endorse, support and participate in the Global Climate Strike on September 20, 2019, at 11:30 am at the Roundhouse. Support shall entail setting up and staffing a Voter Registration Table at the event, public endorsement and assisting with publicity.

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