Ben Ray Lujan is running for Congress in New Mexico’s diverse third district.
He is young and progressive. He supports universal health care, single payer or otherwise. He hopes to transform northern New Mexico’s national laboratories into alternative energy research facilities. And, as the grandson of a farmer and sheepherder, he overflows with ideas about sustainable agriculture.
He is expected to win.
More about El Norte, New Mexico’s third Congressional District, and her favored son after the jump.
(Art by native Norteño artist and health care advocate, Roger Montoya. Photos by me.)