Democracy Protection Pledge

With the start of early voting today, here is our initial list of candidates who have committed to “restrict emergencies” to a fixed period of time, clearly define “emergency” in statute, and requiring majorities in both houses of the state legislature to approve extensions of any ’emergency’ declaration.”

Text of the pledge is below the list. Candidates who have NOT signed the pledge but wish to can email us at: info@riograndefoundation.org

Rebecca L Dow, Governor
Travis Steven Sanchez, Lieutenant Governor
Ant Thornton, Lieutenant Governor

Mark Duncan, State Representative District 2
Jerri D Rowe, State Representative District 6
Adrian Anthony Trujillo, Sr, State Representative District 11
Kimberly Ann Kaehr-MacMillan, State Representative District 15
Ellis C Mcmath, State Representative District 17
Scott Troy Cannon, State Representative District 18
Kathleen M Jackson, State Representative District 19
Robert A Salazar, State Representative District 20
Stefani Lord, State Representative District 22
Alan T Martinez, State Representative District 23
Khalid Emshadi, State Representative District 24
Robert S Godshall, State Representative District 27
Gregory G Cunningham, State Representative District 29
William R Rehm, State Representative District 31
Jenifer Marie Jones, State Representative District 32
Richelle A Peugh-Swafford, State Representative District 35
Melba T Aguilar, State Representative District 38
Jay Groseclose, State Representative District 46
Rachel A Black, State Representative District 51
John Block, State Representative District 51
Ricky L Little, State Representative District 53
Greg Nibert, State Representative District 59
Larry R Scott, State Representative District 62
Andrew G Kennedy, State Representative District 66
Jimmy G Mason, State Representative District 66

The candidates listed above have signed the following pledge: “I pledge to protect democracy. Thus, I commit to balancing power in future emergency declarations. This includes: restricting “emergencies” to a fixed period of time, clearly defining “emergency” in statute, and requiring majorities in both houses of the state legislature to approve extensions of any “emergency” declaration.”

If you are a candidate for the Legislature or Gov. who would like to sign this pledge please email us: info@riograndefoundation.org

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