The political rally was part of a three-day tour by Garcia Holmes and other GOP political candidates and officials in a pink bus emblazoned with the slogan “Women for Trump.”
A small share of people wore masks as more than 100 people gathered shoulder-to-shoulder inside a Trump campaign office to listen to speeches by GOP Chairman Steve Pearce and anti-abortion activist Elisa Martinez.
Democratic Party Chairman Marg Elliston later called it irresponsible and dangerous for the GOP to hold such events without encouraging masks and social distancing. A statewide emergency heath order mandates masks in public and prohibits gatherings of more than 10 people.
In Nevada, local public health officials have issued warnings about plans for a visit by Trump for political rallies in coming days and compliance with a coronavirus-related ban on gatherings of more than 50 people.
New Mexico is anticipating a nearly billion-dollar general fund deficit for the coming fiscal year, starting June 30,…