Elections

New Mexico’s governor is on President-elect Biden’s transition team

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham was selected as one of five co-chairs ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham was chosen as one of five co-chairs for President-Elect Joe Biden’s transition team. The transition team is a group of experts which helps the president-elect transition into their new role.

Ballots Found In Texas Mail Processing Facilities

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — More than 800 mail ballots were found in Texas mail processing facilities and delivered to county election officials between Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the U.S. Postal Service. According to the document submitted by USPS on Wednesday, 815 ballots were found across the state between the

Changes that made New Mexico election run smoothly

County clerk says football players helped too If you’ve lived in New Mexico for a while you might remember it used to take a whole lot longer for results to come in. This year, though, lawmakers gave the green light to give election officials 10 days before Election Day to

Doña Ana County Voter Turnout Surpasses 82,500

LAS CRUCES, NM – Doña Ana County’s total general election turnout surpassed 82,500 voters with a little more than 40,000 early in-person voters, a little more than 27,500 absentee voters, and almost 15,000 voters who cast ballots on Election Day. The county is home to a little less than 129,000 registered

Ben Ray Luján wins seat for U.S. Senate

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. –  (KRQE) – Democratic Rep. Ben Ray Luján will be filling the open U.S. Senate seat vacated by Democratic Sen. Tom Udall, who will retire at the end of his term. During their run, both Lujan and former meteorologist Mark Ronchetti presented clashing visions for the future of

New Mexico becomes first state to elect all women of color to House delegation

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico is the first state to elect all women of color to the U.S. House. Republican Yvette Herrell is the projected winner for New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District — she is expected to defeat Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, the Democratic incumbent. The race was watched nationally because Republicans had

New Mexico poised to elect all-female U.S. House delegation

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — No matter who wins, New Mexico will send its first all-female U.S. House delegation to Congress. Women are vying for all three seats, with the close race in the southern district attracting the most attention as Republicans try to recover what has traditionally been a GOP-leaning

New Mexicans head to the polls on Election Day

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexicans are heading to the polls in historic numbers for this election and there are a number of hotly contested races across the state and for president. While a majority of people voted early and absentee because of COVID-19, thousands of people have already hit the

Concerns about voter intimidation loom in election run-up

Albuquerque resident Eleanor Chavez was driving by the 98th and Central early voting site on Saturday, Oct. 17 when she passed a caravan of flag-waving Trump supporters who drove through the parking lot. Hours later, she went back and saw a man with a Trump flag on the back of