2022 election - Albuquerque Journal

2022 election

Welcome to the Journal's coverage of the 2022 general election. Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.
Here you will find stories, key voting dates, endorsements and Q&As from candidates who responded to the Journal’s surveys. Only candidates in contested races were sent questionnaires.
ABQJournal will continue adding content as it becomes available. We hope this page will help you learn more about candidates and their positions on important issues.
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Early release for inmates under scrutiny in race for governor
False allegation surfaces against Democratic candidate in CD2 race
Up early, Bedonie pursues a ‘clean’ campaign
NM candidate removes gun-for-$100 donation offer
Governor candidates set to face off in TV debates
Q&A: Governor candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham
Q&A: Governor candidate Mark Ronchetti
Q&A: Attorney general candidate Raúl Torrez
Q&A: Attorney general candidate Jeremy Gay
Q&A: House District 14 candidate Miguel P. García
Q&A: Secretary of state candidate Maggie Toulouse Oliver
Q&A: Land commissioner candidate Stephanie Garcia Richard
Q&A: State treasurer candidate Harry Montoya
Q&A: State treasurer candidate Laura Montoya
Q&A: House District 66 candidate Andrew Kennedy
Q&A: House District 68 candidate Charlotte Little
Q&A: House District 68 candidate Robert Moss
Q&A: House District 64 candidate David Lansford
Q&A: House District 56 candidate Elaine Allen
Q&A: House District 57 candidate Michelle Sandoval
Q&A: House District 57 candidate Jason Harper
Q&A: House District 52 candidate John Foreman
Q&A: House District 52 candidate Doreen Gallegos
Q&A: House District 51 candidate John Block
Q&A: House District 46 candidate Andrea Romero
Q&A: House District 46 candidate Jay Groseclose
Q&A: House District 44 candidate Jane Powdrell-Culbert
Q&A: House District 44 candidate Kathleen Cates
Q&A: House District 40 candidate Joseph Sanchez
Q&A: House District 38 candidate Tara Jaramillo
Q&A: House District 37 candidate Joanne Ferrary
Q&A: House District 39 candidate Rudy Martinez
Q&A: House District 36 candidate Nathan Small
Q&A: House District 31 candidate Bill Rehm
Q&A: House District 31 candidate Athena Christodoulou
Q&A: House District 30 candidate Natalie Figueroa
Q&A: House District 30 candidate Kurstin Johnson
Q&A: House District 29 candidate Joy Garratt
Q&A: House District 28 candidate Pamelya Herndon
Q&A: House District 28 candidate Nicole Chavez
Q&A: House District 27 candidate Marian Matthews
Q&A: House District 27 candidate Robert S. Godshall
Q&A: House District 26 candidate Eleanor Chavez
Q&A: House District 26 candidate Patrick Sais
Q&A: House District 24 candidate Liz Thomson
Q&A: House District 23 candidate Ramon Montano
Q&A: House District 23 candidate Alan Martinez
Q&A: House District 22 candidate Stefani Lord
Q&A: House District 22 candidate Augustine Montoya
Q&A: House District 20 candidate Meredith Dixon
Q&A: House District 19 candidate Janelle Anyanonu
Q&A: House District 19 candidate Kathleen Jackson
Q&A: House District 19 candidate Enrique Cardiel
Q&A: House District 18 candidate Gail Chasey
Q&A: House District 17 candidate Cynthia Borrego
Q&A: House District 17 candidate Ellis McMath
Q&A: House District 15 candidate Kimberly A. Kaehr-MacMillan
Q&A: House District 15 candidate Laura Gutierrez
Q&A: House District 15 candidate Day Hochman-Vigil
Q&A: House District 11 candidate Javier Martínez
Q&A: House District 10 candidate G. Andrés Romero
Q&A: House District 6 candidate Eliseo Alcon
Q&A: House District 7 candidate Danny Bernal Jr.
Q&A: House District 2 candidate Matt Dodson
NM saw uptick in new female voters after abortion ruling
Judge allows ex-felon to stay on the ballot
Lujan Grisham visit to DC, NY paid for by campaign
Michelle Lujan Grisham outraises Mark Ronchetti as race for governor heats up
Ronchetti campaigns with AZ governor
NM awards funding intended to add 317 officers
Political ads pick up as Election Day approaches
Petition asks judge to bar Republican AG candidate from ballot
Ronchetti pitches agenda to improve New Mexico schools
ABQ has a key role in the push to control NM House
Journal Poll: Democrats lead big in races for 4 state offices
Journal Poll: Lujan Grisham has 7-point lead over Ronchetti
Lawsuit seeks to bar GOP candidate from ballot
NM’s revenue bonanza could loom large in governor race
Ronchetti pitches tax cuts, unemployment changes to biz leaders
NM seeks poll workers ahead of November 8 general election
Florida gov. blasts ‘woke’ institutions at Carlsbad rally
Election official says paper shortage won’t impact NM ballots
Ronchetti rally to feature Gov. DeSantis
Muslim candidate cancels public appearances
Ronchetti blasts Lujan Grisham for police defunding ad
AG examining Otero County vote to change election rules
Ronchetti campaigns on proposed tax cuts
Dow ethics settlement moves closer to resolution
Pastor: Ronchetti goal ‘to end abortion’ in NM
Governor’s race sets up abortion as a major issue
Ronchetti proposes annual tax rebates for New Mexicans
NM House races now feature five independents
Ronchetti cuts into Lujan Grisham’s cash advantage in race for governor
Independents launch campaigns for NM House
NM primary election results certified as November election looms
NM Democrats weigh law protecting abortion rights
Calling NM ‘lawless,’ Ronchetti unveils public safety priorities
Lawmakers weigh fallout of NM election certification drama
New attack ad targets governor’s spending
NM Supreme Court orders Otero County Commission to certify election results
Lujan Grisham fires back at Ronchetti
NM county wants to ditch vote-count machines
NM set for competitive governor’s race
2 incumbents trail in NM House races
Newcomer ousts incumbent commissioner
Bernalillo County DA Torrez to face Gallup lawyer for AG
Montoya claims Dem nomination for NM treasurer
Allen, Pacheco victors in primaries for Bernalillo County sheriff’s race
Vasquez, Garcia Holmes win congressional primaries
Live results from the 2022 primary
Primary voting turnout low; statewide at 22%
Voters cast ballots for primary races; turnout nears 12%
Amid light turnout, NM voters pick their nominees
AG Balderas contributes $100K for Colón TV ads
Ronchetti targets Lujan Grisham before primary
State auditor candidate defends campaign donation from renewable energy executive
NM launches site addressing election misinformation
Kentucky-based group targets GOP candidate in NM
GOP candidates, Lujan Grisham offer contrast on gun legislation
Supreme Court allows Valencia sheriff candidate to remain on ballot
4 candidates vie for GOP nomination in Bernalillo County Sheriff’s race
Dem contenders for state AG spar over experience
House race features past, present representatives
Dems condemn ads in treasurer primary race
Voters to decide two Dems for District Court posts
Two first-generation Americans face off in CD2 Democratic primary
TV debate Wednesday for AG candidates Torrez and Colón
District judge candidate acknowledges 2018 tax lien
Garcia Holmes, Sanchez seek to turn ABQ-based district red
County assessor candidates have experience with office
AG campaigns rake in big bucks
Journal Poll: Ronchetti enjoys big lead over GOP rivals in governor’s race
Two Democrats vie for District 1 Bernalillo County Commission seat
Ronchetti trades barbs with rivals in TV debate
Watch: GOP candidates for governor appear in TV debate
Expanded early voting begins in NM
GOP candidates for governor in TV debate Friday
Dems trade attacks in treasurer race
BernCo Commission race attracts three Republicans
Maharg touts faith, family roots in bid to lead NM
Q&A: Bernalillo County Republican sheriff candidate Paul A. Pacheco
Q&A: Bernalillo County Commission District 1 Democratic candidate Erin Muffoletto
Q&A: Bernalillo County Commission District 5 Democratic candidate Charlene Pyskoty
Q&A: Bernalillo County Commission District 5 Democratic candidate Eric Olivas
Q&A: Bernalillo County Commission District 5 Republican candidate Judy Young
Q&A: Bernalillo County Commission District 5 Republican candidate Michael F. Eustice Jr.
Q&A: Bernalillo County Commission District 5 Republican candidate Wayne A. Yevoli
Q&A: Bernalillo County Democratic sheriff candidate John Allen
Q&A: Bernalillo County Democratic sheriff candidate Lawrence (Larry) Koren
Q&A: Bernalillo County Democratic sheriff candidate Patricio ‘Pat’ Ruiloba
Q&A: Bernalillo County Democratic sheriff candidate Philip A. Snedeker
Q&A: Bernalillo County Commission District 1 Democratic candidate Barbara Baca
Q&A: Bernalillo County Democratic sheriff candidate Rudy Mora
Q&A: Bernalillo County Republican sheriff candidate David T. Bibb III
Q&A: Bernalillo County Republican sheriff candidate Dereck A. Scott
Q&A: Bernalillo County Republican sheriff candidate Joshua James Ryan Lawrence
Q&A: Bernalillo County assessor Democratic candidate Damian R. Lara
Q&A: Bernalillo County assessor Democratic candidate Stephen Sais
Q&A: 2nd Judicial District judge Div. 10 Democratic candidate Bruce C. Fox
Q&A: 2nd Judicial District judge Div. 10 Democratic candidate Edward l. Benavidez
Q&A: 2nd Judicial District judge Div. 16 Democratic candidate Emeterio Rudolfo
Q&A: 2nd Judicial District judge Div. 16 Democratic candidate Jennifer J. Wernersbach
‘Not intimidated,’ Block pitches himself as a fighter for NM
Attorney General’s Democratic primary pits two heavy hitters
Colón: Getting people to sit down together can solve big issues
Torrez: Willingness to ruffle feathers is an asset, not a liability
Ronchetti embraces outsider label in GOP primary
Q&A: 1st Congressional District Republican candidate Louie J.M. Sanchez
Dow cites Roundhouse record as she seeks GOP nomination
Q&A: Republican gubernatorial candidate Jay C. Block
Q&A: Republican gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Dow
Q&A: Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Zanetti
Q&A: Republican gubernatorial candidate Mark Ronchetti
Q&A: Republican lieutenant governor candidate Ant Thornton
Q&A: Republican lieutenant governor candidate Peggy Muller-Aragón
Q&A: Democratic attorney general candidate Raúl Torrez
Q&A: Democratic attorney general candidate Brian S. Colón
Q&A: Democratic candidate for auditor Joseph M. Maestas
Q&A: Democratic candidate for auditor Zackary Quintero
Q&A: Democratic treasurer candidate Heather R. Benavidez
Q&A: Democratic treasurer candidate Laura M. Montoya
Q&A: House District 5 Democratic candidate D. Wonda Johnson
Q&A: House District 11 Republican candidate Lisa Meyer-Hagen
Q&A: House District 17 Democratic candidate Darrell Deaguero
Q&A: House District 17 Democratic candidate Cynthia D. Borrego
Q&A: House District 17 Republican candidate Ellis McMath
Q&A: House District 19 Democratic candidate Janelle Anyanonu
Q&A: House District 19 Democratic candidate Colton R. Dean
Q&A: House District 26 Democratic candidate Cherise D. Quezada
Q&A: House District 26 Democratic candidate Eleanor Chavez
Q&A: House District 27 Republican candidate Elisa Martinez
Q&A: House District 27 Republican candidate Robert S. Godshall
Q&A: House District 29 Republican candidate Adelious d. Stith
Q&A: House District 29 Republican candidate Gregory Cunningham
Q&A: House District 38 Democratic candidate Tara Jaramillo
Q&A: House District 38 Democratic candidate Ravi Bhasker
Q&A: House District 38 Republican candidate Melba Tajallieh Aguilar
Q&A: House District 40 Democratic candidate Roger Montoya
Q&A: House District 40 Democratic candidate Joseph L. Sanchez
Q&A: House District 41 Democratic candidate Susan Herrera
Q&A: House District 42 Democratic candidate Florence Miera
Q&A: House District 42 Democratic candidate Kristina Ortez
Q&A: House District 44 Republican candidate Jane E. Powdrell-Culbert
Q&A: House District 46 Democratic candidate Henry Roybal
Q&A: House District 46 Democratic candidate Andrea Romero
Q&A: House District 51 Republican candidate Rachel Black
Q&A: House District 51 Republican candidate John Block
Q&A: House District 62 Republican candidate Elaine Sena Cortez
Q&A: House District 70 Democratic candidate Anita Gonzales
Q&A: 1st Congressional District Republican candidate Michelle Garcia Holmes
Q&A: 2nd Congressional District Democratic candidate Gabe Vasquez
Q&A: 2nd Congressional District Democratic candidate Darshan N. Patel
Q&A: House District 12 Democratic candidate Nicole Michelle Olonovich
Q&A: House District 12 Democratic candidate Melissa Armijo
Q&A: House District 12 Democratic candidate Art De La Cruz
2022 election
NM begins absentee, early voting amid wildfire threat
Q&A: House District 39 Democratic candidate Karen Whitlock
Lujan Grisham reports $3.7M in cash on hand
Ronchetti slams Dow for legislative voting record
Lujan Grisham’s campaign accused of exceeding donation limit
Large donations fuel NM campaigns
NM takes ‘baby step’ toward open primaries
Dow questions Ronchetti’s Trump loyalty
Judge denies bid to toss out NM’s updated map, for now
Facing deadline pressure, NM court weighs redistricting clash
Pandemic policies take center stage in NM gov. race
Ronchetti tops GOP gubernatorial field with $2.1M in donations
GOP hopefuls interviewed before audience in ABQ
State treasurer steps into race for successor
Election audit induces pushback from state auditor
Democrats set candidate lineup for primary election

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Early release for inmates under scrutiny in race for ...
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Ronchetti has said he will push ... Ronchetti has said he will push for legislation to stiffen criminal penalties
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False allegation surfaces against Democratic candidate in CD2 race
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Herrell and other Republicans accused Gabe ... Herrell and other Republicans accused Gabe Vasquez of misrepresenting himself and called his positions on police 'radical.'
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Up early, Bedonie pursues a 'clean' campaign
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She plans to win the race ... She plans to win the race through face-to-face meetings
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NM candidate removes gun-for-$100 donation offer
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Shotgun 'giveaway' appears to violate a ... Shotgun 'giveaway' appears to violate a state prohibition
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Governor candidates set to face off in TV debates
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Ronchetti, Lujan Grisham to participate in ... Ronchetti, Lujan Grisham to participate in two in-person events
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Q&A: Governor candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham
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NAME: Michelle Lujan Grisham POLITICAL PARTY: ... NAME: Michelle Lujan Grisham POLITICAL PARTY: Democratic OCCUPATION: Governor CITY OF RESIDENCE: Santa Fe RELEVANT EXPERIENCE: Current governor, former member of Congress, county commissioner, ...
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Q&A: Governor candidate Mark Ronchetti
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NAME: Mark V Ronchetti POLITICAL PARTY: ... NAME: Mark V Ronchetti POLITICAL PARTY: Republican OCCUPATION: Former chief meteorologist CITY OF RESIDENCE: Albuquerque RELEVANT EXPERIENCE: Meteorologist, dad, husband, not a politician EDUCATION: ...
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Q&A: Attorney general candidate Raúl Torrez
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NAME: Raúl Torrez POLITICAL PARTY: Democratic ... NAME: Raúl Torrez POLITICAL PARTY: Democratic OCCUPATION: District attorney CITY OF RESIDENCE: Albuquerque RELEVANT EXPERIENCE: Bernalillo County district attorney, 2017-present; private practice, 2013-2017; assistant ...