Elections

Group rebuffs House inquiry into New Mexico election audit

5 ViewsSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A congressional oversight committee says the lead contractor in a partisan audit of 2020 election results in New Mexico has rebuffed requests for documents and information about door-to-door canvasing that has raised concerns of possible voter intimidation.

Cowboys for Trump founder heads to Washington D.C. for Capitol riot trial

2 ViewsOTERO COUNTY, N.M. – Otero County commissioner Couy Griffin is in Washington, D.C. awaiting trial for his part in the attack on the Capitol building last Jan. 6. He’s charged with disorderly conduct and knowingly entering restricted areas of the Capitol grounds. KOB 4 spoke with him this Sunday afternoon

U.S. House Democrats to probe N.M. county’s election review

13 ViewsSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Congressional Democrats are investigating a 2020 election review ordered by Republican commissioners in Otero County, New Mexico. Leaders of the U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee sent a letter Thursday demanding a wide range of records from Shiva Ayyadurai, who has spread false narratives

State senator poised to become Roswell Mayor

9 ViewsROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – A former state senator appears to have won Roswell’s mayoral race. With all precincts closed, Democrat Tim Jennings holds a 57-vote margin over Republican incumbent Dennis Kintigh, who has been mayor since 2014.

Four GOP candidates for governor make ballot

4 ViewsRUIDOSO, N.M. – Four of the five Republicans running for New Mexico governor will be on the party’s 2022 primary ballot. The results came after New Mexico Republicans held their pre-primary convention in Ruidoso Saturday.

Navajo Nation sues San Juan County over new redistricting map

7 ViewsPresident Jonathan Nez says the new map undervalues Native American votes in the county This month, the Navajo Nation filed a lawsuit against San Juan County over a new redistricting plan. Similar to the way state redistricting works, every 10 years, San Juan County uses new census data to

Appeals court: Cowboys for Trump is a political committee

17 ViewsSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A federal appeals court has turned away a constitutional challenge by the support group Cowboys for Trump and co-founder Couy Griffin to New Mexico election laws and registration requirements for political groups. The Denver-based U.S. 10th District Court of Appeals declined to reverse a

Are you voting on March 1? Election Day approaches for some New Mexicans

5 ViewsMost local governments in New Mexico have opted in to the Regular Local Election, which happens every other November. But for those that haven’t, Election Day is coming up on March 1.  Early voting for the 2022 Municipal Officer Election is underway in 26 New Mexico villages, towns and cities, where