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Garcia Holmes, Morales enter races for lieutenant governor

Garcia Holmes, Morales enter races for lieutenant governor

The Associated Press
December 06, 2017 08:18 PM

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Two more candidates have jumped into the race for New Mexico lieutenant governor.

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State Sen. Howie Morales is running for the Democratic nomination in a crowded primary race. Michele Garcia Holmes will seek the Republican nomination, with no other current contenders.

A former teacher, Morales of Silver City has served in the state Senate since 2008 and ran unsuccessfully for governor in 2014. Garcia Holmes is a former police officer and former chief of staff to the New Mexico Attorney General's Office.

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that other Democrats in the race are Eagles Nest resident Jeff Carr, Dona Ana County Commissioner Billy Garrett, former House Majority Leader Rick Miera, and David McTeigue, a juvenile probation officer from Rio Rancho.

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