President Obama Endorses New Mexico Democratic House Candidates

President’s Support Underscores Importance of House Races

Today, President Barack Obama endorsed seventeen Democratic candidates for the New Mexico state House, including Rep. Bill McCamley (HD 33), Angelica Rubio (HD 35), Nathan Small (HD 36), Joanne Ferrary (HD 37), Rudy Martinez (HD 39), and Willie Madrid (HD 53).  They are among a select group of state legislative candidates from around the country to be endorsed by the President.

“We are proud to field such a talented group of candidates,” said Brian Egolf, House Democratic Leader. “They have been working tirelessly on the campaign trail, and they will bring that same dedication to office.  After we take back the state House, we look forward to working together to improve the lives of everyday New Mexicans.”

“We are thrilled that President Obama is endorsing our candidates in some of the most competitive races across the country,” said Jessica Post, Executive Director of the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee. “His endorsements highlight how crucial state legislative elections are to building on the progress the President has achieved and to continuing to move our nation forward.”

New Mexico House candidates endorsed by President Obama include are: Ane Romero (HD 15), Daymon Ely (HD 23), Elizabeth “Liz” Thomson (HD 24), Natalie Figueroa (HD 30), Bill McCamley (HD 33), Angelica Rubio (HD 35), Nathan Small (HD 36), Joanne Ferrary (HD 37), Mary Hotvedt (HD 38), Rudy Martinez (HD 39), Stephanie Garcia Richard (HD 43), Brian Egolf (HD 47), Matthew McQueen (HD 50), and Willie Madrid (HD 53).