This year's annual Fiesta Parade was a lot of fun and saw a huge crowd come out from all over norther New Mexico. As always, the political and campaign floats were a major presence, and for the second year, my campaign was there.
The first step of a successful Fiesta Parade march is the purchase of the candy that we had out to the kids along the route. Here are Kelly & Cameron with this year's candy:
We practically emptied Target's candy aisle! The candy almost lasted through the end of the parade; we'll need more next year.
Just like last year, we decorated the truck with my campaign signs, streamers, balloons, etc.:
Our friend, and long-time Santa Fean, Helen Sanchez rode in the bed to load our walkers' candy bags:
(Photo by LeRoy Sanchez)
Before the parade started, former Lt. Gov. Roberto Mondragon and I chatted for a few minutes:
Kelly & Cameron were real troopers: