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 [...]
According to Public Policy Polling (PPP), Martin Heinrich has opened a 24-point lead on Hector Balderas as the two Democrats head to the June 5 party primary in the race for the US Senate seat to be vacated by the retiring Jeff Bingaman.
PPP is a polling organization associated with the national Democratic Party and [...]
With a little more than six months to go until the November election, President Obama’s approval ratings still look good in the swing state of New Mexico.
On Tuesday (April 10), a Rasmussen poll of 500 likely voters in the state showed Obama with an overall approval rating of 54 percent and when asked if they [...]
Some 15 months into her term, Republican Gov. Susana Martinez still has a high poll numbers — especially considering that New Mexico has more registered Democrats than Republicans — although there has been some slight slippage in recent weeks.
In a survey of 500 likely voters in the state conducted by the national polling firm Rasmussen [...]
Three weeks ago, we wrote about a poll showing some weaknesses for President Obama here in the swing-state of New Mexico but a Rasmussen poll just came out showing that the president currently enjoys a big lead over Republican hopefuls Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum. There’s also some interesting numbers about Gov. Susana Martinez and [...]
With just days remaining before the gubernatorial election, supporters of both Susana Martinez and Diane Denish are hitting streets trying to get convince undecided voters to commit to their respective candidate.
On Friday afternoon, we caught up with Santa Fe mayor David Coss who was talking to prospective voters at a shopping center.
Since Santa Fe is [...]
On Tuesday (Oct. 26), Rasmussen released its latest poll on the gubernatorial race, showing Republican Susana Martinez with a 52-42 lead on Lt. Governor and Democratic candidate Diane Denish.
Rasmussen also asked respondents about outgoing Gov. Bill Richardson. It showed Richardson with only a 39 percent approval rating. Some 57 percent disapprove of Richardson’s job performance.
The Washington Post ran a story Thursday (Oct. 21) on Susana Martinez and other Hispanic Republicans (like Marco Rubio in Florida and Brian Sandoval in Nevada) possibly winning their respective elections.
You can read a quote from Martinez and a quote from her Democratic opponent, Diane Denish, but the article also includes a quote from current [...]
The Albuquerque Journal came out with a new poll Sunday (Oct. 3) showing Republican Susana Martinez ahead of Democrat Diane Denish in the governor’s race 47-41. And the lead could be larger. Here’s the Journal:
Her lead grew to 49 percent to 42 percent when “leaners” — undecided voters leaning toward voting for one candidate — [...]
Another poll showing Susana Martinez ahead of Diane Denish in the governor’s race.
Unlike the other poll earlier this week that came from a polling outfit that’s identified with Democrats, this one is from Rasmussen — an independent pollster with a national reputation.
It shows Martinez ahead 51-41. Here’s the breakdown. The most telling stat? Rasmussen says [...]