By Web Master | 0 comments
Burlington, VT Today Democracy for America (DFA) endorsed Mary Ellen Broderick for New Mexico House District 30. "Mary Ellen is a lifelong activist with a spirit for change, Jim Dean, Chair of DFA, explained to NM voters while canvassing with Mary Ellen this weekend. She not only believes that things will improve in New Mexico, but she will fight for whats right, whats fair, and be a strong advocate for her community. Real, progressive change happens at the local level. It manifests itself more quickly because ordinary people see what matters to their community and what will help make things better. Thats why were urging folks in New Mexicos 30th District to support Mary Ellen. Mary Ellen Broderick has been a leading progressive activist in New Mexico since she co-founded the Democracy for New Mexico blog and meet-up group in 2004. Broderick believes that healthcare is a fundamental right not a privilege for just those that can afford it and she will see that healthcare reform is fully implemented in the state because it not only provides desperately needed services, but also provides thousands of new health-related jobs. Mary Ellen will also embrace New Mexicos unique leadership towards a green-energy economy by investing in new sustainable sources of clean energy and putting her foot down to hold polluters accountable. I am extremely grateful for the DFA endorsement. Democracy for America believes in people powered progress, not corporate funded campaigns, said Mary Ellen Broderick. This is exactly what my campaign for NM House District 30 is about people power. Were grassroots at every level. I never thought I would be running for State Office, but the time has come for average everyday citizens to take back our government. Mary Ellen is running against first-term Republican Nate Gentry. Since taking office, Gentry has inexcusably missed 94 votes, making him among the most absent members of the New Mexico Roundhouse. ### ABOUT DEMOCRACY FOR AMERICA Democracy for America is the people-powered Democratic Political Action Committee. With over one million members nationwide, DFA is a grassroots powerhouse working to change our country and the Democratic Party from the bottom-up.
Categories: Press Releases
Commenting on this post has been closed.
No one has commented yet! Why not be the first?