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PlannedParenthoodlogoALBUQUERQUE, NM –– Planned Parenthood Votes New Mexico (PPVNM) is proud to announce endorsements of gubernatorial candidate Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham and Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver for re-election in the 2018 Democratic primary. Representative Lujan Grisham and Secretary Toulouse Oliver are long-time champions of reproductive health care.

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Public Education and Labor Issues Will Dominate 2018 Elections

Albuquerque – American Federation of Teachers New Mexico President Stephanie Ly, American Federation of Teachers New Mexico Executive Vice President Kathy Chavez, Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham, and Senator Howie Morales released the following statements:

USW

Following the endorsement of the United Steelworkers, Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham issued the following statement:

Plumbers Pipefitters

Today, the United Association of Plumbers & Pipefitters (UAPP) Local 412 announced their endorsement of Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham for governor of New Mexico. UAPP Local 412 represents plumbers, pipefitters, and HVAC service workers in many different construction industries who build and maintain systems crucial to meeting local infrastructure needs. 

IATSE

Albuquerque, NM  — Today, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 423 Stagehands endorsed Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham in her bid for governor of New Mexico. IATSE Local 423 represents professionals that support areas of the entertainment industry including the production of exhibitions, trade shows, and live entertainment.

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Teamsters Local 492 is Latest Statewide Union to Endorse Lujan Grisham’s Campaign for Governor

Today, the Teamsters Union Local 492 announced their endorsement of Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham in her bid for governor of New Mexico. The Teamsters comprise the state’s second-largest union in the state, representing over 2,500 members in a wide variety of industries including freight, dairy, public services, industrial trades, and the film industry. 

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Today, the United Food & Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) Local 1564 endorsed Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham for governor of New Mexico. UFCW Local 1564 represents nearly four thousand New Mexico workers in the grocery, food and retail industries as well as pharmacists across the state.  

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SANTA FE -- Today,  former Democratic candidate for governor and One New Mexico founder Alan Webber announced his endorsement of Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham for governor. In his endorsement Webber, a successful author who co-founded Fast Company magazine highlighted his belief that Congresswoman Lujan Grisham is the best candidate to help our economy bounce back and create economic opportunities for future generations of New Mexicans. 

hector balderasAlbuquerque, NM – Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced his endorsement of Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham for governor. The endorsement is the first made by a sitting statewide elected official in New Mexico’s 2018 gubernatorial race. 

Painters and Allied TradesIUPAT Local 823 Becomes 3rd Statewide Union to Endorse Lujan Grisham’s Campaign for Governor

Today, the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 88 Local 823 endorsed Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham in her bid for governor. IUPAT District Council 88 Local 823 represents painters, glaziers, and drywall finishers across New Mexico.

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New Mexico’s Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers & Grain Millers Union Endorses Michelle Lujan Grisham for Governor

Albuquerque, NM – Today, Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham announced the endorsement of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers, and Grain Millers (BCTGM) Local 351 in her bid for governor.

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ALBUQUERQUE – The New Mexico Professional Firefighters Association announced its endorsement of Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham in her bid for Governor of New Mexico. 

The Firefighters Association represents affiliates of the International Fire Fighters Association throughout New Mexico, and was a strong supporter of Lujan Grisham when she was first elected to serve in Congress in 2012.

Jeff Bingaman

ALBUQUERQUE – Former U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman announced his endorsement of Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham in her bid for the Democratic nomination for Governor of New Mexico.

“In my 30 years in the United Stated Senate, I saw some excellent leadership,” Bingaman said. “It was clear who was in politics for personal gain and who was really there for their constituents. So I can tell you with certainty: Michelle Lujan Grisham is a true leader who fights tooth and nail for New Mexicans in Washington. That is why I proudly support her for Governor.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, endorsed Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01) for governor of New Mexico.

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Washington, D.C. – After unprecedented victories this year from coast to coast and after playing a significant role pushing back hard against Donald Trump and his brand of white supremacy in Virginia’s gubernatorial race, Latino Victory Fund is setting its sights on two key races. We will hold no punches and work tirelessly to elect Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham for Governor of New Mexico (who, if elected would be the first Democratic Latina governor in the United States) and Dr. David Garcia for Governor of Arizona.