Pre-Primary Nominating Convention

The 2020 Pre-Primary Nominating Convention will be held on Saturday, March 7th, 2020, at Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino in Pojoacque, New Mexico. Registration begins at 7:00 am, and the convention will be called to order at 10:00 am.

DPNM has arranged a room block for delegates wishing to stay the night before or after the convention. Call 1-800-HILTONS and use code DEMS.

Note that State Central Committee Members are automatic delegates, and that proxies are not permitted, thus delegates must appear in person.


McKinley County Democratic Party Convention

The McKinley County Democrats will hold a county convention at 1:00 pm on February 22, 2020, at the usual meeting place of the Veterans Helping Veterans, 908 E. Buena Vista Ave., Gallup, New Mexico.

At this meeting we will select delegates to the State Convention which will be held Saturday March 7th, 2020, at the Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino in Pojoaque. All those interested in being a delegate to the 2020 Pre-Primary Nominating State Convention should be present at the County Convention.

Our County Democrats who are members of the State Central Committee are automatically selected to attend the State Convention. However, we have many other open slots which will be filled at the County Convention.

A Town Hall is to be Held for Candidates Running in the March 3, 2020, Gallup Municipal Election

  • Location UPDATE

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 6:30 PM the McKinley County Democratic Party will host a Town Hall for Candidates Running in the March 3, 2020 Gallup Municipal Election. The location will be at the GMCS Student Support Center, 640 S Boardman Dr, Gallup, New Mexico.

Known candidates include:

Mayor – Louis Bonaguidi, Charles Van Drunen, Yolanda E. Ahasteen-Azua, Jayson Gomez, and Sammy Chioda

City Council District 2 – Michael Schaaf, and incumbent Allan Landavazo

City Council District 4 – Levi Franklin Saucedo, and incumbent Francisca P. Palochak

Municipal Judge – Janell Griego, Earl Andrew Yearly, and Jackie McKinney