State GOP News:
ALBUQUERQUE – The 2020 Republican Quadrennial Convention was held last weekend via a virtual platform.
In all, 22 National Delegates will attend the Republican National Convention in late August.
The National Delegates include 10 statewide delegates, three from each of New Mexico’s three Congressional Districts, Republican Party of New Mexico Chairman Steve Pearce, National Committeeman Harvey Yates and National Committeewoman Rosie Tripp.
Jim Townsend, New Mexico House Minority Leader, and Tina Dziuk, Roosevelt County Chairwoman, were elected to replace Yates and Tripp as National Committeeman and National Committeewoman. They will begin serving after the Republican National Convention.
In May each New Mexico county had held its own Quadrennial Convention where delegates were selected to vote for national delegates at the statewide Convention.
Also elected at the statewide Convention were 17 alternate delegates.
New Mexico’s National Delegates and alternates:
Debbie Weh Maestes
Cecilia Martinez Salazar
1st Congressional District:
Anthony “Ant” Thorton
1st Cong. Dist. Alternates
2nd Congressional District
2nd Cong. Dist. Alternates
3rd Congressional District
Rodney L. Tahe
3rd Cong. Dist. Alternates