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New Mexico gubernatorial candidates spend big to win big

Democratic Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham's campaign for governor has cost a whopping $3.9 million so far, … more

Who's backing PACs in New Mexico political races?

A wealthy entrepreneur has been giving away his fortune for decades, and now his efforts are propping up New Mexico's best-funded political action … more

Tornillo, Texas: 'The town where the children are held in tents'

TORNILLO, Texas - Rosy Vega-Barrio is about as close to a mayor as Tornillo has had.As superintendent of the local school district, she leads the institution … more

Colfax County: Graham wins assessors seat; Baca takes sheriff race

The race for Colfax County Assessor was the only close one in the June 5 primary as Kristi Graham narrowly edged out Suzanne Valdez 757 to 722. Leonard Baca, undersheriff at the Colfax County … more

Races taking shape for open state House seats

A Los Alamos National Laboratory engineer and a retired lawyer for the lab were on the way to victory Tuesday night in Democratic primary elections for a pair of open state legislative seats in … more

House District 46: Romero overcomes Trujillo

Political newcomer Andrea Romero scored a stunning upset Tuesday, ousting three-term incumbent state Rep. Carl Trujillo in a fiercely competitive and remarkably nasty Democratic primary race in House … more

State land commissioner: Underdog Garcia Richard edges VeneKlasen

Stephanie Garcia Richard, an educator and state legislator from Los Alamos, won the three-way race for the Democratic Party nomination for state land commissioner in the primary election … more

Rodella unseated

ESPAÑOLA – It's the end of a political era in Northern New Mexico. In a decisive victory – the scope of which surprised even some of her most ardent supporters … more

Lujan Grisham rolls to victory in Dems' gubernatorial primary

ALBUQUERQUE - New Mexico Democrats overwhelmingly chose U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Tuesday to carry the party's banner in the race for governor after nearly eight years out of power and a … more

Incumbents take near sweep in Taos County primary

In Tuesday's primary election, Taos County incumbents largely came away unscathed, even in hotly contested races. With all 36 precincts reporting, Jerry Hogrefe retained his seat as sheriff while … more
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