Gubernatorial candidate Joe Cervantes visits Silver City

SILVER CITY – About two dozen citizens gathered at Q’s Bistro on Saturday where New Mexico Sen. Joe Cervantes, D-Las Cruces, spoke to voters at an event hosted by the Democratic Party of Grant County.

Cervantes is one of three candidates for governor.

Cervantes, a Doña Ana County resident with 17 years in the state legislature, noted his diverse background in farming, agriculture, architecture, law, real estate, and development as well as politics. He said he has no ambition to pursue office in Washington, D.C. He said he wants to “serve and then go home.”

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