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Trujillo resigns from New Mexico House, leaving office early

Trujillo resigns from New Mexico House, leaving office early

The Associated Press
Updated: September 29, 2020 10:24 AM
Created: September 29, 2020 10:23 AM

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico legislator not running for re-election this year has resigned and is leaving office before the end of his term.

Democratic Rep. Jim Trujillo of Santa Fe announced his resignation Monday.

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He previously cited health concerns and a desire to spend more time with family members when he announced last October he wouldn’t run for re-election.

Trujillo represented House District 45 and served as co-chairman of the House Taxation and Revenue Committee.

The Santa Fe County Commission will select a replacement to serve the remainder of Trujillo’s term.

Voters in November will elect a successor who will take office in January.


(Copyright 2020 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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