Strong Candidates to Promote a Safe Environment

Nothing has a bigger impact on our climate, water, land and wildlife than public policy and the people who set that policy. An important part of our nonpartisan mission is to endorse candidates for elected office and work to elect those candidates. Our endorsements and volunteer power make a real difference in elections.

You can help by volunteering and donating to our PAC.

Summary of our current endorsements

Paid for by The Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club Political Action Committee and Rio Grande Sierra Club Healthy Communities.  Not authorized by any campaign or campaign committee.

For 2020 New Mexico primary contested elections only.

United States House of Representatives

3rd Congressional District: Teresa Leger Fernandez

For details on this candidate, see this post.

New Mexico House of Representatives

District 13 – Rep. Patricia Roybal-Caballero
District 14 – Rep. Miguel Garcia
District 17 – Rep. Debbie Armstrong
District 27 – Rep. Marian Matthews
District 40 – Roger Montoya
District 42 – Kristina Ortez
District 45 – Linda Serrato
District 50 – Rep. Matthew McQueen
District 65 – Rep. Derrick Lente
District 70 – Anita Gonzales

For details on the candidates, see this post.

New Mexico Senate

Senate District 4 – Noreen Kelly
District 5 –Leo Jaramillo
District 8– Pete Campos
District 9 – Brenda McKenna
District 10 – Katy Duhigg
District 17 – Mimi Stewart
District 20 – Rebecca Stair
District 28 – Siah Correa Hemphill
District 30 – Pam Cordova
District 35 – Neomi Martinez-Parra
District 38 — Carrie Hamblen

For details on the candidates, see this post.

County & Local Races

Bernalillo County Commission – Frank Baca and Adriann Barboa
Doña Ana County Clerk — Amanda López Askin
Sandoval County Clerk — Bob Perls
Santa Fe County Commission – Hank Hughes
Santa Fe County Clerk — Katharine Clark
Santa Fe County Treasurer — Lucinda Marker
Valencia County Clerk – Aurora Chavez

For details on the candidates, see this post.

Take Action

Interested in helping environmental champions get elected?

  1. Fill out our elections volunteer form
  2. Donate to Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club PAC
  3. Contact our political chair, Richard Barish at richard.barish@gmail.com

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Recent election news and endorsements

N.M. Senate District 28: Sierra Club endorses Siah Correa Hemphill

N.M. Senate District 28: Sierra Club endorses Siah Correa Hemphill
June 2 New Mexico Democratic primary District 28: Grant, Socorro and Catron counties: Siah Correa Hemphill The Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter endorsed Siah Correa Hemphill for N.M. Senate District 28 because of her deep commitment to her community and ... Read More

N.M. Senate District 30: Sierra Club endorses Pam Cordova

N.M. Senate District 30: Sierra Club endorses Pam Cordova
June 2 New Mexico Democratic Primary State Senate District 30: Cibola (including Grants), McKinley, Socorro, Valencia counties The Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter has the pleasure of endorsing a longtime member, Pam Cordova, for state Senate in District 30. Cordova ... Read More

2020 New Mexico Primary: State Senate Endorsements

2020 New Mexico Primary: State Senate Endorsements
The Rio Grande Sierra Club endorsements for the New Mexico primary - State Senate ... Read More

2020 New Mexico Primary: State House Endorsements

2020 New Mexico Primary: State House Endorsements
Rio Grande Sierra Club 2020 primary endorsements – State House of Re ... Read More