Registered as a Democrat
Endorsements by Community Organizations:
- Organizing in the Land of Enchantment- Las Cruces (OLE)- Las Cruces Members
Endorsements by elected officials:
- US Senator Martin Heinrich
- Javier Perea- Mayor of Sunland Park NM
- NM Senator Bill Soules District 37
- NM Representative Bill McCamley District 33
- NM Representative Angelica Rubio District 35
- NM Representative Nathan Small District 36
- NM Representative Joanne Ferrary District 37
- Las Cruces Public School Board Member Ray Jaramillo
Endorsements from former elected officials:
- State Representative Nate Cote District 53
- State Senator Steve Fischmann District 37
Occupation: Southern New Mexico Coordinator for New Mexico Wildlife Federation
Who pays for their campaign: view the finance report.
What they have to say about themselves: Longtime Las Cruces resident and New Mexico State University graduate Gabe Vasquez has announced his candidacy for Las Cruces City Council District 3.
Vasquez has a wide range of experience working in the private and public sectors in Las Cruces and has a long history of community service and volunteerism. His professional experience includes working as the business editor of the Las Cruces Bulletin, executive director of the Hispano Chamber of Commerce de Las Cruces, as vice president of public relations for a local medical monitoring device company, and as an aide to U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich. Vasquez has also worked in Washington, D.C., as a communications director and public policy expert for a nonpartisan children’s advocacy organization.