Gary Smith says he’s done nothing wrong but the police detective working one of the most bizarre political stories in New Mexico says he “has no doubt” that the former Republican candidate for US Congress is the man caught on surveillance video puncturing the tires of his former opponent, Janice Arnold-Jones – and there could [...]
With less than three weeks until Election Day, the most recent polls and campaign financial disclosures indicate the races in New Mexico’s three US Congressional districts may be pretty one-sided affairs.
Congressional incumbents Steve Pearce in Congressional District 2 and Ben Ray Luján in CD-3, along with former Bernalillo County Commissioner Michelle Luján Grisham in CD-1, [...]
Steve Pearce says he’s counting on constituents’ good will to send him back to Congress for another term while Evelyn Madrid Erhard says she thinks enough voters in the Second Congressional District want change badly enough to send her to Washington.
“We always feel like we’ve got to watch it,” Pearce told Capitol Report New Mexico [...]
A review of Federal Election Commission records by Capitol Report New Mexico that looked at the hundreds of contributors to the expensive and hard-fought race for the US Senate seat in New Mexico shows a wide range of people willing to fork over cash to Democrat Martin Heinrich and Republican Heather Wilson.
How wide? We’re talking [...]
Ben Ray Luján receives a lot of money from Native American tribes. Steve Pearce gets a ton from oil and energy companies. And political figures ranging from Nancy Pelosi to Donald Rumsfeld have thrown cash at candidates in New Mexico’s three races in the US House of Representatives.
Capitol Report New Mexico took a look at [...]
A new batch of presidential polls have come out this week and while the numbers vary according to each survey, they continue to have one thing in common: They don’t include Gary Johnson (or any other third-party candidate) by name when they ask voters whom they prefer to see in the White House.
The choice for [...]
The Federal Election Commission on Thursday (May 31) announced that Libertarian Party presidential candidate and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson has qualified for federal matching funds and that Johnson’s third-party bid for the nation’s highest office will receive an initial payment of $100,000 in public funds.
“The fact that our campaign has attracted the broad-based [...]
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A guy with a New Mexico connection who is serving a 17-and-a-half-year prison sentence managed to get himself on the ballot in Tuesday’s Democratic presidential race in the West Virginia Democratic primary against President Obama — and has garnered thousands of votes in the Mountaineer State.
And with all precincts reporting, Keith [...]
Candidates for the US Senate race in New Mexico had to turn in their quarterly figures to the Federal Election Commission on Monday (April 16) and Republican candidate Heather Wilson racked up some big numbers between January and March.
The former congresswoman who’s looking to win the seat that will be vacated by retiring Democrat Jeff [...]
Donald Rumsfeld has kept a relatively low profile since he stepped down as Secretary of Defense during the George W. Bush administration but campaign officials for congressional candidate Rick Newton announced on Thursday (March 29) that Rumsfeld has endorsed Newton and given the Republican candidate the maximum contribution allowed by the Federal Election Commission.
“I am [...]