FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESept. 23, 2013
'United for Mayor Berry'
Mayor Berry announces endorsements from prominent Democrats, Independents
ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Demonstrating that Mayor Richard Berry has provided steadyand responsible leadership for all of Albuquerque, prominent Democrats andIndependents announced their support for the mayor's re-election bid today. The listincludes former County Commissioner Alan Armijo and Jamie Koch, a University of New Mexico Regent and the former state party chairman of the Democratic Party of NewMexico."Being mayor of this great city isn't about your 'party' — it's about providing steady andresponsible leadership for all of Albuquerque," Mayor Berry said. "I am so proud to havethe support of so many Democrats and Independents who believe the city is movingforward."Del Archuleta, a life-long Democrat, will chair "United for Mayor Berry.""I'm a life-long Democrat, and I support Mayor Berry because he stays above 'petty partisan politics' and has a passion for serving all of Albuquerque," Archuleta said."Furthermore, Mayor Berry has put the city on the right track with steady and responsibleleadership. If we want Albuquerque to keep moving forward, we need to re-elect Mayor Berry."In addition to Archuleta, Democrats and Independents from around the community haveendorsed Mayor Berry. The list includes:Del ArchuletaAlan ArmijoPatrick J. BacaSteve BecerraTom Briones, AttorneyDavid S. CampbellJohn J. CordovaArt GardenswartzJamie Koch