State of New Mexico secondary Archives: on Families & Children


Bob Walsh: Supports same-sex marriage

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Comfortable with same-sex marriage"?

A: Strongly support

Source: OnTheIssues interview for 2020 New Mexico race May 1, 2020

Michelle Lujan-Grisham: Ban the sale of junk food in schools

In 2004, Michelle was asked to head the New Mexico Department of Health, where she managed over 3,800 employees and a $440 million budget. During her tenure, she fought to require public health facilities to meet the same high standards as private sector facilities. She led the fight to ban the sale of junk food in schools and she pushed to make sure every child in New Mexico had access to primary health care.
Source: Vote-USA.org on 2018 New Mexico Gubernatorial incumbents Nov 1, 2018

Martin Heinrich: Early supporter of gay marriage

Q: Support gay marriage?

Martin Heinrich (D): Yes. Early supporter.

Gary Johnson (L): Yes.

Mick Rich (R): No position found.

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on New Mexico Senate race Oct 9, 2018

Jeff Apodaca: New jobs must come with sick leave & child care

When we invest in New Mexico we know we can create 225,000 new jobs--a job for every New Mexican who needs one. But we cannot leave anyone behind. That's why we're going to support drivers of our economy--women, the middle-class and millennials--with equal pay, a living wage, earned sick leave, child care, and investments in the sharing economy that allow thousands of New Mexicans to earn extra income.
Source: NMPolitics.net OpEd for 2018 New Mexico Gubernatorial race Jul 17, 2017

Mick Rich: Vote for opportunities to build jobs and help families

After working to build communities in New Mexico for 35 years, construction contractor Mick Rich believes there's less opportunities for residents of the state. Rich said he is tired of career politicians voting against opportunities for hardworking New Mexican families. He said he wants to fight for New Mexico residents who want to make an honest living in order for families to provide for their children.
Source: Alamogordo Daily News on 2018 New Mexico Senate race Apr 24, 2017

Susana Martinez: Each image of child porn should count as its own crime

Those who possess child pornography should face the full weight and serious force of the law. But that's not happening in New Mexico because our Supreme Court ruled that prosecutors no longer have the option to charge someone in possession of child pornography with multiple counts based on the number of images they have. They said our laws aren't clear enough to allow that, and rather than clarify it, some in the Legislature have refused to act. We must close the child pornography loophole.
Source: 2016 State of the State speech to New Mexico legislature Jan 19, 2016

John Kerry: Fund Head Start to leave no child behind

We need to guarantee that our children are not made the abused of political slogans, Leave No Child Behind. You have to fund education, and you have to guarantee that we’re not content to just spend $50,000 a year on prison. Head Start needs full funding, children need to be funded in this country.
Source: Democratic Primary Debate, Albuquerque New Mexico Sep 4, 2003

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  Democrats running for President:
Sen.Michael Bennet (D-CO)
V.P.Joe Biden (D-DE)
Mayor Mike Bloomberg (I-NYC)
Gov.Steve Bullock (D-MT)
Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-IN)
Sen.Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Secy.Julian Castro (D-TX)
Gov.Lincoln Chafee (L-RI)
Rep.John Delaney (D-MD)
Rep.Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)
Sen.Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Gov.Deval Patrick (D-MA)
Sen.Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
CEO Tom Steyer (D-CA)
Sen.Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
Marianne Williamson (D-CA)
CEO Andrew Yang (D-NY)

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Rep.Justin Amash (L-MI)
CEO Don Blankenship (C-WV)
Gov.Lincoln Chafee (L-RI)
Howie Hawkins (G-NY)
Gov.Gary Johnson(L-NM)
Howard Schultz(I-WA)
Gov.Jesse Ventura (I-MN)
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Gov.Larry Hogan (R-MD)
Gov.John Kasich(R-OH)
V.P.Mike Pence(R-IN)
Gov.Mark Sanford (R-SC)
Pres.Donald Trump(R-NY)
Rep.Joe Walsh (R-IL)
Gov.Bill Weld(R-MA & L-NY)

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Mayor Bill de Blasio (D-NYC)
Sen.Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Sen.Mike Gravel (D-AK)
Sen.Kamala Harris (D-CA)
Gov.John Hickenlooper (D-CO)
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Mayor Wayne Messam (D-FL)
Rep.Seth Moulton (D-MA)
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