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Name: Denise Lang-Browne
Gender: Female
Hometown: La Luz, NM
Home country: US
Current location: US
Member since: Thu Jul 31, 2003, 10:36 PM
Number of posts: 3,996

About Me

I'm running for New Mexico State Senate District #33. I ran for NM State Representative 4 years ago and feel more of a need to run, to pick up votes up and down ballot for Democrats in my state and at the national level. My DU family provided much support 4 years ago (much with the help of our beloved Pinboy3niner) and I know I can count on support now. We're in this together. I have received the endorsements/support of Planned Parenthoood Votes New Mexico; AFSCME American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees; NEA National Education Association of New Mexico; AFT-NM American Federation of Teachers New Mexico; Sierra Club; and named a Gun Sense Candidate by Moms Demand Action. I was concerned in my interviews as I shared that I was running a Combined Campaign to elect Democrats up and down ballot, that I would not provide only my campaign information but always include information for (especially, because she is in a very tight race) US Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small, President Biden and all the local state senate, state representatives, county clerk, treasurer and commissioner. I worked hard to get a full ballot of Democrats, first time in over 25 years. https://secure.actblue.com/donate/committee-to-elect-denise-lang-browne-1

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When I became aware that more votes are given to our Presidential (or Governor, depending on the election cycle), Senators, Congressmen and Congresswomen, and all state candidates if we run for office locally, I chose to refocus my anger, fear, and disgust at Republicans and T. Speaking back to my fear at making myself a target of a very red county, I ran for New Mexico State Representative against an ALEC ‘Star Legislator’ 4 years ago. Two years ago I had two minor brain surgeries to treat successfully my Trigeminal Neuralgia so I didn’t run.

When I ‘saw’ Omaha Steve, the first DUer I knew to actually step up, step out and run for office, I felt hope…and I have needed hope since I joined DU in 2003, Iraq War through Trump. Otherwise, I have had those moments when I was curled up in a fetal position, so overwhelmed with how awful our world, our nation has been.

I spent the past few years recruiting other Democrats to run locally and this is the first year in over 20 years, we have a full ticket. This year with our own mini-Trump County Commissioner founding Cowboys for Trump, gaining ‘fame’ being on Fox and meeting with Trump. He’s the man retweeted by Trump who said, “The only good democrat is a dead democrat” ….now his racism was revealed when he said, “…urged people who support performances of the Black national anthem at football games to "go back to Africa." https://www.elpasotimes.com/story/news/local/new-mexico/2020/07/28/cowboys-trump-founder-couy-griffin-defends-go-back-africa-comments/5525905002/

I told everyone, including Planned Parenthood, educators’ unions, labor unions, Sierra Club that I was running a combined campaign for ALL Democratic candidates, up and down ballot, but especially for our Congresswoman Xochitl Torres Small Xochitl is tied in polls with the same ALEC star who was my opponent in current polls. https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/exclusive-poll-shows-yvette-herrell-and-xochitl-torres-small-tied-in-swing-new-mexico-house-district-rematch

Xochitl is also listed as the NUMBER ONE most competitive Congressional races, “…1. New Mexico 2nd (Democratic-held, previous ranking 5): Rep. Xochitl Torres Small is Democrats’ most vulnerable member of Congress right now because she’s representing a conservative, mostly rural district that voted for Trump by 10 points. And she’ll face a rematch against former Republican state representative Yvette Herrell, who lost by just 3,722 votes in 2018. But like all the Democrats on this list, Torres Small is doing what she needs to do to have a chance to hang on.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/07/17/fix-house-rankings/ This is who I’m working hard to elect...not just me.

I’m doing all I can to elect our next President, Senator and Congresswoman…as well as NM State Senator (me!), State Representatives, County Commissioner, Clerk and Treasurer. Please help me with a donation. I can’t hold my typical fundraising events (because of Covid) and, more than ever, I am relying on old friends and DU.

Here is my Act Blue link: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/committee-to-elect-denise-lang-browne-1

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