Live blog: 2022 New Mexico Midterm Election coverage and results

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Republican Yvette Herrell conceded Wednesday in the race for New Mexico’s 2 Congressional District.

Election highlights, as of 10 a.m:

Update: 10 p.m.

KOB 4 has called the state attorney general’s race for Democrat Raúl Torrez. At this time, Torrez has 325,716 votes while Republican Jeremy Gay has 269,022 votes.

Update: 9:38 p.m.

Republican candidate for New Mexico governor Mark Ronchetti has conceded to incumbent Michelle Lujan Grisham. To watch, click here.

At this time, Lujan Grisham has 52% of the vote.

Update: 8:46 p.m.

KOB 4 is calling the CD-1 and CD-3 races.

Melanie Stansbury is expected to win her reelection for New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District, defeating Michelle Garcia Holmes. Teresa Leger Fernandez is also projected to win reelection for the state’s 3rd Congressional District, defeating Alexis Martinez Johnson.

Leger Fernandez released the following statement:

“Tonight, our communities and gente showed what it looks like to win in rural New Mexico. Together, we have shown that small places can do big things – and that when we listen to each other, we can turn pain into progress. When we listen to each other, we can tackle any problem. To New Mexico voters, thank you for caring for our communities. Thank you for showing up for our democracy. And thank you for electing me, trusting me, and sharing your stories. I promise to carry them with the care and love they deserve to Washington, to deliver for our communities, and to always fight for your families like they were my own. Muchísimas, muchísimas, gracias.”

Update: 8:44 p.m.

Democrat Michelle Lujan Grisham is projected to win the race for governor, according to NBC.

Update: 8:17 p.m.

Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller hyped up the crowd at the Democrat watch party.

Update: 8:12 p.m.

Democrat supporters gather at Cylde Hotel to await the election results.

Update: 8:00 p.m.

Mark Ronchetti’s wife, Krysty Ronchetti, took to the stage at Hotel Albuquerque to talk about their decision to jump into the race.

Update: 7:03 p.m.

Polls closed at 7 p.m. and the first round of results have started rolling in! Track races statewide here.

Update: 6 p.m.

Latest vote count from the New Mexico Secretary of State’s office:

  • 634,044 total votes cast
  • Democrats: 307,391
  • Libertarians: 5,037
  • Republicans: 233,120

Update: 5:45 p.m.

The Sandoval County Clerk’s Office is reporting long wait times at three voting sites and is encouraging county residents to vote at alternate locations.

The following polling sites have long wait times:

  • Sandoval County Administration Building D, 1500 Idalia Road, Bernalillo
  • Plaza at Enchanted Hills, 3575 Highway 528 NE, Rio Rancho
  • Cornerstone Community Church, 2003 Southern Blvd. SE, Rio Rancho

“These specific polling sites right now have long wait times. We want Sandoval County residents to know that they can vote at any county polling site – it does not have to be in their precinct. Come cast your ballot and thank you for exercising your citizen right to vote,” Sandoval County Clerk Anne Brady-Romero said.

For a map of alternate voting sites, click here.

Update: 3 p.m.

Another update from the New Mexico Secretary of State’s office:

  • 607,272 total votes cast
  • Democrats: 296,696
  • Libertarians: 4,781
  • Republicans: 220,999

Update: 12 p.m.

Here are the latest vote counts from the New Mexico Secretary of State’s office:

  • 546,563 total votes cast
  • Democrats: 270,342
  • Libertarians: 4,024
  • Republicans: 197,832

Update: 10:44 a.m.

The governor was seen casting her ballot Tuesday morning in Santa Fe.

Update: 9 a.m.

Here are the latest vote counts from the New Mexico Secretary of State’s office:

  • 439,248 total votes cast
  • Democrats: 226,266
  • Libertarians: 2,927
  • Republicans: 152,589