U.S. Senator Tom Udall was in Doña Ana County on Monday to support the candidacy of Evelyn Madrid Erhard for New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District. Udall expressed his enthusiastic backing for Madrid Erhard at a fundraiser held for the southern New Mexico Democrat at the home of Democratic State Central Committeewoman Mary Gail Gwaltney and Lamar Gwaltney in Las Cruces.
Udall stressed the importance of electing strong Democrats like Madrid Erhard to turn back the extremist agenda of the Tea Party and incumbent Republican Congressman Steve Pearce.
The successful fundraising event on Monday at the Gwaltney home brought out over a hundred backers for Evelyn Madrid Erhard’s Congressional campaign.