Clements, David

About David Clements is a professor at New Mexico State University within its business college, as well as a right-wing activist and politician. Clements was a candidate for the Republican nomination to the U.S. Senate seat from New Mexico in 2014 but lost the primary election to Allen Weh. Following his election defeat, he switched … Read more


Griffin, Couy

Couy Griffin is the founder of the Cowboys for Trump’ organization and a former commissioner of Otero County, New Mexico. In addition, he took part in the Long Riders, a horseback ride from San Francisco to Jerusalem meant to show support for Israel. 


Herrell, Yvette

About Yvette Herrell (R-N.M.) was first sworn in to the U.S. House of Representatives on Jan. 3, 2021, representing New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District. In her bid for the seat in 2020—her second try after losing narrowly in 2018—she campaigned as a pro-Trump, pro-life, pro-gun, anti-regulation, fiscal conservative who is ready to protect fossil fuel … Read more


Jan. 6 Capitol Protest—New Mexico

Based on the violence that had already erupted in Washington that day, the New Mexico statehouse in Santa Fe was largely evacuated as a precaution on Jan. 6, 2021.


New Mexico Fake Electors

Five Republican residents of New Mexico attempted to subvert the results of the 2020 presidential election by submitting fake Electoral College documents to Congress as part of the Jan. 6. 2021 certification process.