Official Call

Call is hereby made for the State Central Committee Meeting and 2020 Republican State Pre-Primary Convention on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at the Hotel Albuquerque, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to be held at 8:30 am, and for a State Central Committee meeting to be held at 8:00 am immediately preceding the Convention.

The State Central Committee will:

  • Consider any contests of Delegations to the State Convention
  • Determine the Temporary Roll of Delegates to the State Convention
  • Select the Temporary Officers of the State Convention
  • Prescribe any special rules for the Convention
  • Propose amendments to the Uniform State Rules
  • Consider any other proper business

The Convention will:

  • Select U.S. Senate, U.S. Representatives and Statewide Candidates to be placed on the New Mexico Primary Election ballot

Contests to County Delegations to the 2020 Republican State Pre-Primary Convention are to be filed in writing with the RPNM Secretary no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, February 28, 2020, at RPNM, 5150A San Francisco NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109. Please see Uniform State Rules 2-2-6-A.

Registration can be made:

  • Online: Below
  • By Mail: RPNM, 5150A San Francisco NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109 – Must be postmarked no later than February 21, 2020
  • By Phone: 505-298-3662

Dates of Registration: Monday, February 3 through Friday, February 21, 2020.

Dates of Late Registration: Saturday, February 22 through Friday, February 28, 2020.

All proxies must be registered by February 28, 2020.

There will be NO Same Day registration. There will be NO exceptions.

Delegates: Please call RPNM to verify your registration if someone else has registered you.

2020 Republican State Pre-Primary Convention State Central Committee members, delegates, candidates, campaign staff, and guests must be properly registered Republicans in the State of New Mexico. For those out-of-state campaign staff and/or guests not properly registered Republicans in the State of New Mexico, please submit their names to RPNM prior to February 19, 2020.

 

Steve Pearce, Chairman
Republican Party of New Mexico

 

Date, Time & Location

State Central Committee Meeting & 2020 Republican State Pre-Primary Convention
Saturday, March 7, 2020
8:00am to 12:00pm;
Delegate check in & packet pickup: Friday 5:00pm to 7:00pm or Saturday 6:30am to 8:00am
Hotel Albuquerque, 800 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104

 

Fees

Fees may be paid to RPNM by check in person or by mail. Fees may also be paid by credit card by telephone at 505-298-3662 or online at http://newmexico.gop/2020-pre-primary-convention/

If you fit within more than one registration category, then the highest registration category will apply. You will not be charged for multiple categories. Only one registration fee is assessed at the time of registration. If payment for the Convention is not paid prior to 5:00pm on Friday, February 28, 2020, for any state central committee members, delegates, candidates, campaign staff, and/or guests, you will be considered unregistered and therefore not eligible for participation in the 2020 Republican State Pre-Primary Convention.

Regardless of attendance, there are direct costs incurred, therefore fees are determined based on costs to host the State Pre-Primary Convention.

Dates Type Amount
February 3 – 21, 2020 Registration for:
Convention Delegates
$75.00
February 3 – 21, 2020

Registration for:
State Central Committee Members (non-Convention Delegates)
Candidates
Campaign Staff (non-delegates)
Guests

$45.00
February 3 – 21, 2020 Registration for:
Each Proxy
$25.00
February 22 – 28, 2020 Late Registration for:
State Central Committee Members
Convention Delegates
Candidates
Campaign Staff (non-delegates)
Guests
$125.00
February 22 – 28, 2020 Late Registration for:
Proxies
$50.00
Cancellations / Refunds There will be NO refunds. No Exceptions.  

 

Schedule

Friday, March 6, 2020
5:00pm –  determined by each candidate – Candidate Receptions
5:00pm – 7:00pm – Convention Early Check in

Saturday, March 7, 2020
6:30am – 8:00am – Delegate Check in & packet pickup
7:00am – 9:30am – Breakfast
8:00am – 8:15am – State Central Committee Meeting
8:30am – Pre-Primary Convention Begins
10:30am – 10:45am – Convention Break (15 minutes) and before voting
12:00pm – Pre-Primary Convention Ends

To book a room for overnight stay

RPNM will not be involved in the booking, handling of any guest rooms.

You may call Hotel Albuquerque for room reservations at (505) 843-6300 or go online to make reservations at: https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=63151&Chain=17123&promo=STAY

Candidate Receptions

RPNM will host a reception beginning at 5:00pm in the Franciscan Room. Early checkin and packet pickup will be available at the reception.   

 

RPNM will not be involved in the booking, handling or hosting of any Candidate Reception.

You may call the hotel for a floor plan of the available hospitality rooms where candidates may host receptions on the night prior, Friday, March 6, 2020.

Hotel Albuquerque has limited rooms available on a 1st come/1st serve basis For reservations contact Joshua Romero at 505-222-8716 or via email at jromero@hhandr.com or Tiffany Gabaldon at 505-222-8742 or via email at tgabaldon@hhandr.com

Also Hotel Chaco, which shares the same property as Hotel Albuquerque and is within walking distance, has limited rooms available on a 1st come/1st serve basis. For reservations contact Ashley Fastle at 505-318-3990 or by email at afastle@hhandr.com or Shana Dempsey at 505-318-3987 or by email at sdempsey@hhandr.com

Statewide & Federal Races

Below is a list of offices that will be up for election in 2020. These are the offices that will be considered at the 2020 Republican State Pre-Primary Convention.

This will be updated as we get closer to the convention.

(listed alphabetically by last name)

  • U.S. Senate
    • Gavin Clarkson
    • Elisa Martinez
    • Mick Rich
    • Mark Ronchetti
    • Louie Sanchez
  • U.S. Congressional – District 1
    • Michelle Garcia Holmes
    • Brett Kokinadis
    • Jared Vander Dussen
  • U.S. Congressional – District 2
    • Claire Chase
    • Yvette Herrell
    • Chris Mathys
  • U.S. Congressional – District 3
    • Karen Bedonie
    • Audra Lee Brown
    • Anastacia Golden Morper
    • Alexis Johnson
    • Harry Montoya

 

 

Delegates By County

DELEGATES by County

State rules 2-2-5-B or one delegate for every 400 votes, or remaining major fraction thereof, cast for the Republican nominee for Governor in the last Gubernatorial election (2018 in this case).

Bernalillo County 228
Catron County 3
Chaves County 28
Cibola County 8
Colfax County 6
Curry County 18
De Baca County 1
Dona Ana County 60
Eddy County 28
Grant County 12
Guadalupe County 2
Harding County 1
Hidalgo County 2
Lea County 27
Lincoln County 13
Los Alamos County 11
Luna County 8
McKinley County 13
Mora County 2
Otero County 27
Quay County 5
Rio Arriba County 9
Roosevelt County 8
San Juan County 60
San Miguel County 6
Sandoval County 62
Santa Fe County 36
Sierra County 7
Socorro County 7
Taos County 7
Torrance County 8
Union County 3
Valencia County 32
   
Total Delegates 748

OFFICIAL PROXY FORMS

Any properly elected delegate may appoint any qualified registered Republican voter of his or her county as his or her proxy to act and vote in his or her stead at the Republican State Pre-Primary Convention.

Each Official Proxy must be signed by the delegate giving the proxy and will name the person to be the proxy, will name the convention for which given, and will state the date it was signed. Proxies are valid only if signed by both the delegate and the the proxy carrier. A signed form must be turned in at check in time.

For a proxy to be registered it must be turned in at check in time for proper credentials.

No person will be permitted to hold and/or exercise more than five (5) proxies to the Republican State Pre-Primary Convention. 

 

Click here to download the 2020 Pre-Primary Proxy Form

 

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