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Jefferson Byrd.

Underdog Byrd aims at frustrated voters

Republican Jefferson Byrd says he appreciates the difficulty of challenging a Democratic incumbent in the state’s heavily Democratic 3rd Congressional District but hopes his message on cutting government red tape will resonate with voters frustrated with the stagnant economy.

Ben Ray Luján. (Greg Sorber/Albuquerque Journal)

For Luján, job creation is the primary mission

WASHINGTON – When Rep. Ben Ray Luján looks at New Mexico’s neighbors – Colorado, Texas, Utah and Arizona – he sees new jobs he wishes were materializing in his own state.

Tom Udall. (Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal)

Doing right for people of NM

My guiding principle has always been to do what’s right for the people of New Mexico.

Allen Weh. (Marla Brose/Albuquerque Journal)

I am committed to serve NM

I made a personally impactful decision earlier this year when I announced my candidacy for New Mexico’s U.S. Senate seat up for election this year.