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Registration day arrives for New Mexico statewide candidates

The Associated Press and KOB.com Web Staff
February 06, 2018 06:18 PM

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The deadline arrived for major party candidates in New Mexico to turn in nominating petitions in order to run for statewide or federal office.

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Candidates had until 5 p.m. on Tuesday to turn in declarations and signatures so that they appear on the 2018 primary election ballot in June. Candidates for statewide office needed to submit a financial disclosure form that includes sources of annual income over $5,000.

The Libertarian Party recently qualified as a major party alongside the Democratic and Republican parties.

The Secretary of State's Office posted a searchable online candidate list as declarations are submitted to run for U.S. senator, U.S. representative, governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, state auditor, state treasurer, attorney general, land commissioner and judge on the state court of appeals.

Here are some of the candidates running:

GOVERNOR

  • Michelle Lujan Grisham, Democrat
  • Jeff Apodaca, Democrat
  • Peter Debenedittis, Democrat
  • Joseph Cervantes, Democrat
  • Steve Pearce, Republican

U.S. SENATE

  • Mick Rich, Republican challenger
  • Aubrey Dunn, Libertarian challenger
  • Martin Heinrich, Democratic incumbent

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE, DISTRICT 1

  • Antoinette Sedillo-Lopez, Democrat
  • Damon Martinez, Democrat
  • Debra Haaland, Democrat
  • Damian Lara, Democrat
  • Patrick Davis, Democrat
  • Paul Moya, Democrat
  • Janice Arnold-Jones, Republican
  • Lloyd Princeton, Libertarian

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE, DISTRICT 2

  • L. Madeline Hildebrandt, Democrat
  • Xochitl Liana Torres-Small, Democrat
  • Angel Pena, Democrat
  • Monty Newman, Republican
  • Yvette Herrell, Republican
  • Gavin Clarkson, Republican
  • Clayburn Griffin, Republican
  • John Jack Volpato, Jr, Republican

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE, DISTRICT 3

  • Ben Lujan, Democratic incumbent
  • Christopher Manning, Libertarians challenger
  • Jerald Steve McFall, Republican challenger

For a complete list, click here.

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