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Lujan Grisham Wins Democratic Nomination in 1st District

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Bernalillo County Commissioner Michelle Lujan Grisham has won the Democratic nomination to the 1st District Congressional seat.

Lujan Grisham defeated former Albuquerque Mayor Martin Chavez and state Sen. Eric Griego. She’ll face Republican Janice Arnold Jones in the fall.

The winner will replace Martin Heinrich, who gave up the seat to run for U.S. Senate.

Heinrich won the Democratic nomination for that seat Tuesday night and will face former U.S. Rep. Heather Wilson in the fall. Wilson defeated Greg Sowards for the Republican nomination to the seat Tuesday.

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