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Democrat Hector Balderas cruised to victory to become New Mexico’s next attorney general. (Jim Thompson/Albuquerque Journal)

Dems lead in 3 of 5 top jobs

By Deborah Baker / Journal Capitol Bureau

Democrat Hector Balderas was elected attorney general on Tuesday and Democrat Tim Keller won the state auditor’s race.

No ballot questions for Chaves County

By Journal and wire reports

SANTA FE – Secretary of State Dianna Duran declined Thursday to place nonbinding questions on the general election ballot to poll Chaves County voters about issues ranging from wolves to labor unions.

Campaign gifts decision is reversed

By Dan Boyd / Capitol Bureau Chief

Donations to gubernatorial candidate King are allowed

Politics Notebook: Powell loses endorsement

By Deborah Baker / Journal Staff Writer

Land Commissioner Ray Powell is portrayed by his opponent as a darling of environmentalists, but it didn’t look that way Tuesday.

DURAN: Republican running for re-election

Election night spat kicks off Nov. race

By ABQnews Staff

A primary election night spat between Secretary of State Dianna Duran’s office and Bernalillo County …