Lujan wins re-election in NM's 3rd District
Posted at: 11/06/2012 9:45 PM
By: Steve Mieczkowski
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Democratic Rep. Ben Ray Lujan has easily won re-election in New Mexico's 3rd Congressional District.
In early returns, Lujan beat Tucumcari rancher Jefferson Byrd 68 percent to 32 percent to win a third term to the seat representing northern New Mexico.
Lujan is the son of the longtime speaker of the New Mexico House, Ben Lujan.
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