It’s slightly closer, but a new poll released by the Albuquerque Journal on Monday (Oct. 29)still shows Democrat Martin Heinrich leading Heather Wilson as their hard-fought and expensive US Senate race has now seen both candidates raise more than $12.7 million.
The poll, which was conducted by Research and Polling Inc., shows Heinrich leading 50 percent [...]
In a statewide poll conducted 12 days before the presidential election, Barack Obama still maintains a comfortable lead on Mitt Romney while the former two-term governor of New Mexico, Gary Johnson, who’s running as the Libertarian Party candidate is polling at 5 percent.
Here are the results of the poll released by the Albuquerque Journal that [...]
If you’re Debbie Rodella or Peter Wirth, you can relax during the election cycle because you’re in a couple districts in New Mexico with the heaviest amount of registered Democrats.
It’s a similar story for Republicans Tom Taylor, Gay Kernan and Steve Neville, who enjoy residing in GOP strongholds in a state that otherwise has many [...]
After nearly two years in office, the honeymoon between Susana Martinez and New Mexico voters still hasn’t seemed to fade away.
On Wednesday (Sept. 12), the Albuquerque Journal released a poll of 402 likely voters showing the Republican governor receiving an astounding 69 percent approval rating across the state.
“She’s focused on issues that are popular [...]
Maybe the presidential race in New Mexico is closer than some thought.
Just a couple weeks after a number of polls — including one from Rasmussen Reports – showed Barack Obama with a 14-point lead in New Mexico, the Albuquerque Journal released a poll Sunday morning (Sept. 9) showing that Republican nominee Mitt Romney is within [...]
As originally reported by Capitol Report New Mexico two days ago, allies of Gov. Susana Martinez filed a formal complaint in federal court over the state Supreme Court’s controversial ruling that reversed a decision made by a redistricting judge assigned to determine new voting boundaries for races in the New Mexico House of Representatives.
Attorneys for [...]
A Republican state representative says he’s not questioning the ethics of Albuquerque pollster Brian Sanderoff as the state GOP seeks memos, e-mails, documents and details of conversations between Sanderoff and Democratic members of the Roundhouse regarding redistricting New Mexico’s political boundaries.
“We are not interested in trying to besmirch his [Sanderoff's] reputation,” Rep. Conrad James (D-Albuquerque) [...]
A couple days ago, there was optimism that the Senate and the House could cobble together redistricting bills that, while far from perfect, could generate bipartisan support and possibly satisfy Gov. Susana Martinez.
But on the same day the Roundhouse buzzed with chatter about a “Grand Bargain” between the two sides, one veteran lawmaker told me [...]
The west side of Albuquerque figures to be a big winner while parts of eastern New Mexico and the state’s “boot-heel” could end up with some legislative losses by the time lawmakers get done with state and congressional redistricting this summer.
Brian Sanderoff, the president of Research and Polling, Inc., delivered a PowerPoint presentation to members [...]
In the final hours before Election Day, the Albuquerque Journal released a number of polls in its Sunday edition and the news seems to underscore a larger, national trend: Republicans appear to be overwhelming Democrats.
In the gubernatorial race, the Journal poll mirrored the Rasmussen poll last week, showing Republican Susana Martinez leading Diane Denish 52-42