MESILLA ― At the Young Democrats of New Mexico Summer Convention in Mesilla last week, Las Cruces native Zack Quintero was re-elected as the Young Democrats of New Mexico Chair. Also elected today was Karina Martin, New Mexico State University (NMSU) student, as Vice Chair; Scott Goodman, Los Ranchos resident, as Treasurer; and Emerson Morrow, NMSU student as statewide President of the College Democrats.
After being elected Quintero said, “In my next term my focus will be to build from the ground up and ensure our young Democrats have a presence in every corner of the state.”
Tarin Nix of Los Alamos and JP Martinez of Las Vegas were elected to national committee positions. The National Committeeman and National Committeewoman represent the Young Democrats of New Mexico at the Democratic National Committee.
Young Democrats of New Mexico is the local chapter of the Young Democrats of America (YDA), a national organization that mobilizes young people under the age of 36 to participate in the electoral process to elect Democrats, influence the ideals of the Democratic Party, advocate for progressive issues, and train the next generation of progressive leaders.