Media Release

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For Immediate Release

Date: 12/20/2019
Contact: Sharla Parsons, Campaign Manager​/505-506-5579

Congresswoman Deb Haaland

Claudia Risner, Endorses NM Senate District 19 Democrat 

Albuquerque, NM​-​On Saturday, December 14, 2019, Congresswoman Deb Haaland announced her support for Claudia Risner, Ph.D (CAPT, U.S. Navy, retired), at a fundraiser held for Risner For A Stronger NM Senate District 19. The Congresswoman made her remarks to a crowd of elected officials, candidates and volunteers that had turned out to show their strong support for Claudia Risner. Representative Haaland said, "Thank you for your service, 29 years in the US Navy. I am really, really proud to support Claudia here today. We need someone in this district who is strong, unafraid, knows her power and knows what she can get done. We need someone strong and ready to move forward for the people of New Mexico.”

Risner spent 29 years in the Navy working for everyday Americans. Claudia's campaign will focus on shifting the balance of power in the NM State Senate to seek and implement necessary legislation for rural infrastructure, the environment, and education while ensuring all solutions provide for a more robust and diverse New Mexico economy. Claudia Risner is a champion for water conservation, renewable energy, and veteran's issues. Claudia is a proven leader and will continue her commitment to public service in the NM Senate. "If we embrace these new technologies, we can move our communities forward and build strong economies with jobs that pay a living wage and conserve our resources for our kids and grandkids."


To learn more about Claudia Risner's campaign for State Senate, District 19 please visit: Website at:

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