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Heinrich wins re-election to U.S. Senate, beating Johnson, Rich

Joshua Panas
November 07, 2018 06:40 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— Democrat Martin Heinrich has been re-elected to the U.S. Senate, beating former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson, who ran as a Libertarian, and Republican Mick Rich.

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This is Heinrich’s first U.S. Senate re-election win. He began serving his first six-year term in 2013.

"As an engineer, solving problems is in my DNA. Politics not so much," Heinrich said. "I found that despite all the chaos you've seen, all the heated rhetoric in Washington D.C., you can still find ways to make a real difference for New Mexico." 

Johnson attempted to shake-up the race in August when he declared his candidacy.

However, he failed to gain enough traction to unseat Heinrich.

Before becoming a U.S. Senator, Heinrich served in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Albuquerque City Council.

"Really, it's my sincere hope that no matter whos campaign they (voters) supported in this race, we can get together to move New Mexico forward," Heinrich said. 

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