16 Mar

Congratulations to our newly elected DPSFC officers and SCC delegates!

We had a fantastic turnout for our CCC election and we’re proud to announce the new DPSFC officers: Chair, Bernadette Vadurro; First Vice Chair, David Thompson; and Second Vice Chair, Marti Burt.

Congratulations also to the 55 elected SCC members from CD3 and one SCC member from CD1.  The list of the 2021 SCC delegates for Santa Fe County is available at this link: 2021 DPSFC SCC Delegates

Thank you to everyone who ran for a county, ward, or SCC position, as well as to our outgoing officers – Estelle, Roger, and Sara — who have led our party as officers for over two years and as ward leaders for two years previously. We’re so proud to see such enthusiasm from Santa Fe Democrats, and we look forward to continuing to do the same great work under our new leadership.

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24 Feb

Declare Your Candidacy for County Chair, County Vice Chair, and/or SCC

The CCC will vote electronically for a County Party Chair, First and Second Vice Chairs, and State Central Committee (SCC) members after its meeting on March 13.

Any registered Democrat in Santa Fe County is welcome to run for these positions. The DPSFC will post submitted statements on our website and share with them with all CCC members prior to the meeting.

You must submit your declaration of candidacy by March 7 to get your name on the ballot. UPDATE: Registration is now closed.

Want to know more about wards, the CCC and SCC? Click HERE.

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28 Jan

Call to the 2021 CCC Meeting and Ward Elections

Pursuant to the official Call for the Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) Spring 2021 State Central Committee (SCC) meeting, I am writing to provide you with the Call to the Democratic Party of Santa Fe County Central Committee meeting.

We are required by DPNM Rules to hold a County Central Committee (CCC) meeting in odd-numbered years for the purposes of electing county party officers and DPNM SCC members to represent our county. This year, we will be electing county party officers, 58 SCC members and 602 CCC members, and voting on changes/amendments to our rules.

Our CCC meeting will be held on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 11 AM. Our ward elections will occur between February 13 and February 21, 2021. [Scroll down for ward meeting schedule.]

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and the public health orders in effect in our state, we will be unable to conduct these meetings via in-person gatherings as we did in previous years.

As a result, in conjunction with the DPNM Rules allowing for meetings to be held virtually and for voting pursuant to those meetings to be held via absentee balloting, our ward and CCC meetings will be virtual and the associated elections will be held via absentee balloting.

In order to confirm credentials and resolve any issues prior to ward meetings, you must register in advance. Please click here to register for your ward meeting. The meeting schedule is provided below.  YOU MUST BE REGISTERED BY 9 AM TWO DAYS BEFORE YOUR MEETING DATE. For example, if your meeting is scheduled for any time on February 13th, you must be registered by 9 AM on February 11th.

If you do not know your precinct, you can look up your voter file here. The link to your ward meeting will be provided after registration.

As we saw in 2020, Democratic commitment + activism = CHANGE!
We’re looking for people who are passionate about Democratic values to run for ward leaders and County Central Committee (CCC), which is the governing body of the county Democratic Party. You can learn more about these roles in the Declaration of Candidacy Form.

If you would like to run for ward officer and/or CCC member, please fill out this Declaration of Candidacy and submit it — in addition to your registration form — by 9 AM two days before your ward meeting.


Estelle Berger
Chair, Democratic Party of Santa Fe County


The Democratic Party of Santa Fe County will hold its Ward elections for Ward Chair, Vice Chair and delegates to the County Central Committee on the following dates.

IN ORDER TO VOTE, YOU MUST BE REGISTERED BY 9 AM TWO DAYS BEFORE THE MEETING DATE. For example, if your meeting is scheduled for any time on February 13th, you must be registered by 9 AM on February 11th. Click HERE to register.
   Ward     Precincts  No. of Delegates   Date 
1A 1, 2, 3, 4, 58, 79, 118 17
February 15, 2021 at 6:00 pm
1B 5, 23, 40, 59, 60, 61, 87, 128 26 February 14, 2021 at 2:30 pm
1C 6, 7, 8, 10, 22, 28, 30, 91,119,122, 123,131 43 February 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm
1D 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 83, 95,121,130, 147 47 February 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm
2A 64, 80, 106, 140,145 12 February 21, 2021 at 11:00 am
2B 24, 31, 32, 33, 34, 97, 98 35 February 20, 2021 at 10:30 am
2C 11, 82, 90, 92, 146, 152, 153 33 February 13, 2021 at 9:00 am
2D 66, 67, 108, 109,135,136, 137,138 21 February 13, 2021 at 12:30 pm
3A 86, 89, 149, 151 22 February 14, 2021 at 11:00 am
3B 12, 62, 75, 93, 116, 141, 154 23 March 6, 2021 at 10:30 am [rescheduled]
3C 15, 73, 84, 115, 125 12 February 13, 2021 at 3:30 pm
3D 16, 17, 72, 114 14 February 18, 2021 at 6:00 pm
3E 18, 19, 85, 148 8 March 6, 2021 at 9:30 am [rescheduled]
4A 13, 57, 63, 68, 81, 94, 129 32 February 13, 2021 at 10:30 am
4B 37, 51, 54, 55, 77, 103, 104, 117, 124 41 February 20, 2021 at 9:00 am
4C 41, 42, 43, 52, 53, 101, 102 30 February 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm
4D 9, 36, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 100, 120, 127, 132 45 February 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm
5A 65, 69, 71, 107, 110, 113, 134, 139 41 February 16, 2021 at 6:00 pm
5B 14, 70, 88, 111, 112, 126, 150 30 February 21, 2021 at 2:30 pm
5C 29, 56, 76, 78, 96, 105, 133, 142, 143, 144 39 February 20, 2021 at 3:30 pm
5D 35, 38, 39, 49, 50, 74, 99 31 February 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm

In order to vote in a ward meeting or be a candidate, a person shall have been a registered Democrat for at least thirty days prior to said meetings; and shall physically reside in the political subdivision in which he/she wishes to vote or hold office.

The Democratic Party of Santa Fe County conducts its CCC Meeting to elect the County Party Chair, Vice Chair, and SCC members, to vote on rules changes/amendments, and for such other business as may come before it at 11:00 a.m. on the 13th day of March, 2021.

The Credentials Committee will meet at 6:00 p.m. on the 12th day of March, 2021 to address any challenges which must be filed in writing prior to that time.

Santa Fe County is allocated 57 SCC members for CD3 and 1 SCC member for CD1. SCC members will attend the SCC Meeting on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

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27 Jan

DPSFC Forum: A Conversation about COVID in New Mexico

This Wednesday at 6PM, join New Mexico public health officials and elected representatives for a virtual conversation on local vaccine distribution, economic recovery, resolving public health disparities and more. We will be joined by Congresswoman Teresa Leger Fernandez, NM Rep. Linda Serrato, County Commissioner Hank Hughes, and Joshua Swatek from the NM Department of Health.
Advance registration is required. Click HERE to register.

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06 Dec

Happy Holidays!

As we celebrate the holidays, please consider donating to The Food Depot:


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21 Oct


Vote now! It’s Election Day and the polls are open from 7AM to 7PM. Please vote or hand deliver your absentee ballot today if you haven’t done so already. Click HERE for all voting locations.

After voting, join our phone and text banking team to help Get Out the Vote. We’re working to get Democrats to the polls right up until closing time. Sign up HERE to help.


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01 Oct

Missed the Luján Service Awards? Watch Here!

We had a fabulous virtual evening together, celebrating Jill Cooper Udall, Senator Tom Udall, and Cordy Medina – recipients of the Ben and Carmen Luján Service Awards – as well as our Susan Popovich Awardees, Heather Nordquist and Evelyn Vinogradov, Click HERE to watch a fantastic tribute to the Udalls and much, much more! And please support the DPSFC and our youth outreach program by donating here:

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04 Sep

Celebrate! 11th Annual Luján Service Awards – Sep. 26

Click HERE to RSVP for your tickets or to sponsor now!

We are thrilled to announced that Jill Cooper Udall, Senator Tom Udall, and Cordy Medina are the recipients of this year’s Luján Service Awards. The Susan Popovich Award goes to our outstanding Ward Chairs Heather Nordquist and Evelyn Vinogradov. Join us in celebrating them!

And here’s the link to the Silent Auction; don’t miss these goodies!:

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31 Aug

Available now!

Own Your Power: Vote yard signs, designed by Ward 3D Vice Chair Linda Tratechaud Doezema. $5 suggested minimum donation. Our office at 1420 Cerrillos Road is closed due to the pandemic, so call 505.467.8514 first to make sure a volunteer is present to assist you. We also have free Teresa Leger Fernandez signs. Biden/Harris signs are on order and will be available soon. Call 505.467.8514 to place your name on the waiting list.



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29 Jul

Statewide Virtual Office Opening

Join us this Saturday at noon as we officially open our virtual “offices.”

Democratic officials and candidates will come together to highlight Democratic field strategy and engage potential volunteers across all three Congressional Districts.

Participants will be able to meet their Regional Organizing Directors, as well as candidates from their respective districts.
Saturday, August 1 at 12 NOON
Click HERE to sign up.

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