Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1792, the Democratic Party is the longest continuous party in US history and boasts more registered voters than any other political organization in the world. Today, the Democrats are considered center-left on the political spectrum.
Currently, Democrats control both the US House and the US Senate, a majority of state governorships and a majority of state legislatues. Barack Obama is the 15th Democrat to be President of the United States.
Kari Brandenburg, an Albuquerque native and daughter of a district attorney, was a public defender and criminal trial lawyer… more »
U.S. Rep. Martin Heinrich, a former Albuquerque city councilor and two-term congressman, was elected to the U.S. Senate… more »
Ben Ray Luján is a politician from northern New Mexico. He is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from… more »
Michelle Lujan Grisham was elected in November 2012 to the U.S. House seat vacated by now-Sen. Martin Heinrich. more »
Karen L. Montoya of Albuquerque is the current Bernalillo County Assessor. more »