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Roosevelt resident elected delegate


July 5, 2020

PORTALES — The New Mexico Democratic Party elected a Roosevelt County resident as one of its 23 congressional delegates for the upcoming Democratic National Convention, according to a party release.

Tate Turnbough, chair of the Roosevelt County Democratic Party, is one of 45 New Mexicans who will represent the state party at the convention that runs Aug. 17-20.

The party held a virtual post-primary convention, with electronic ballots and ballot counting observation via online meeting.

In addition to the 23 congressional delegates, the party also has 11 automatic delegates, seven at-large delegates and four party leader and elected official delegates.

All delegates are pending credential review from the DNC.


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