Live blog: 2022 New Mexico Primary Election coverage and results

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New Mexicans voted Tuesday to choose which candidates will move on to the general election this November.

Follow along with our live blog for the latest coverage and updates. Find election results here and our interactive election map here.

Election night highlights, as of 11 p.m.

Update: 10:45 p.m.

KOB 4 is calling the race for New Mexico attorney general – Raúl Torrez has claimed the Democratic nomination. The current Bernalillo County District Attorney faced state auditor Brian Colón. Torrez will face Republican candidate Jeremy Gay in November.

Update: 9:15 p.m.

Surrounded by supporters, Mark Ronchetti delivered his victory speech.

Update: 8:46 p.m.

KOB 4 is calling the race for New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District – Gabriel Vasquez has claimed the Democratic nomination. At this time, he has 14,239 votes while Darshan Patel has 10,347 votes. He will face incumbent Republican Yvette Herrell in November.

Update: 8:30 p.m.

In a speech, Rebecca Dow asked her followers to support Ronchetti in New Mexico’s gubernatorial race.

Update: 8:02 p.m.

KOB 4 has called the GOP gubernatorial primary for Mark Ronchetti. At this time, he has 60% of the vote. He will face Democrat incumbent Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham in the fall.

Update: 7:15 p.m.

Votes from Santa Fe County have started coming in! Find the latest results here.

Update: 6:15 p.m.

Polls close in 45 minutes. After polls close, results will start rolling in.

Update: 5:30 p.m.

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

  • 225,604 total votes cast
  • Democrats: 122,333
  • Libertarians: 1,117
  • Republicans: 102,154

Update: 5 p.m.

The Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office has confirmed there is a power outage at the Four Hills voting center. Officials are asking voters heading that way to use nearby locations instead.

Polls close at 7 p.m. statewide. As long as you’re in line by then, you can cast your ballot.

Update: 1 p.m.

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

  • 179,953 total votes cast
  • Democrats: 99,149
  • Libertarians: 796
  • Republicans: 80,008


All U.S. House seats will be up for grabs in November.

  • In Congressional District 1, incumbent Democrat Melanie Stansbury will face Republican Michelle Garcia Holmes.
  • In Congressional District 2, incumbent Republican Yvette Herrell will go up against Democrat Gabriel Vasquez.
  • In Congressional District 3, incumbent Democrat Teresa Leger Fernández is being challenged by Republican Alexis Martinez Johnson.