Trump challenges to election reverberate in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico’s top elections official is urging a federal court to dismiss a challenge by President Donald Trump of absentee voting procedures for ballot drop boxes. She also wants Trump’s campaign to be sanctioned for pursuing meritless litigation.

COVID could have impact on MLG’s reelection bid

SANTA FE, N.M. — For weeks many believed that Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham was headed to Washington to serve on Joe Biden’s cabinet. So now that she has announced she is staying in New Mexico, what are the odds she can win another term. We asked our political expert and history for

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