Monday, September 17, 2007

Lt. Governor Diane Denish Endorses Rey for City Council

For Immediate Release: Monday, September 17, 2007

Contacts: Tomás Garduño, Campaign Manager, 505-301-6671

Lt. Governor Diane Denish Endorses Rey Garduño for City Council
Diane Denish Leads Growing List of Progressive Leaders
Supporting Rey Garduño for Alb. City Council District 6

ALBUQUERQUE (Monday, September 17, 2007) – Lieutenant Governor Diane Denish has decided to endorse Rey Garduno for City Council District 6. She joins other progressive leaders in our city including:

Martin Heinrich, Current District 6 City Councilor
Debbie O'Malley, City Council President
Isaac Benton, City Councilor
Michael Cadigan, City Councilor
Eric Griego, Former City Councilor
Pat Baca, Former City Councilor
Deanna Archuleta, County Commissioner
Cisco McSorley, NM State Senator

Rey has also been endorsed by The Hispanic Roundtable, AFSCME, Central Labor Council, ACORN PAC, Conservation Voters New Mexico and the Sierra Club.

“Rey Garduno is the progressive voice we need for Albuquerque’s City Council. Rey is a long standing community advocate and has been involved in issues important to our community for over 30 years. It’s for this reason I have decided to endorse Rey; I trust Rey will represent District 6 well,” said Lt. Governor Diane Denish

Garduno stated, “I am honored and humbled by the endorsement of Lt. Governor Denish. Her work in support of local communities, small businesses and children throughout New Mexico is an inspiration.”

Rey has lived in District 6 for over 30 years. He has raised his family in District 6, was involved in his son’s schools and ran two local businesses. Rey has spent a lifetime helping to make our community a better place to live and raise our families. Rey is endorsed by progressive leaders from throughout Albuquerque and New Mexico because he has the experience we need and the proven leadership we can trust.


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