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2010 N.M. Governor's Race



Martinez Protected Base, Attracted Dems
Gov.-elect Susana Martinez sealed her victory Tuesday with overwhelming support in conservative counties, crossover votes in traditionally Democratic counties and a strong performance in the Albuquerque area.   (Thursday, November 04, 2010)

A New Role Model
It was a foregone conclusion that New Mexicans were going to make history Tuesday and elect the state's first female governor.   (Thursday, November 04, 2010)

  • Cruces DA Defeats Democrat Denish  (Wednesday, November 03, 2010)
  • Martinez Leads by 10 Points; 1 in 4 Democrats Crosses Over  (Sunday, October 31, 2010)
  • Martinez Raises More Than Denish  (Friday, October 29, 2010)
  • Denish, Martinez Lay Out Abortion Views  (Thursday, October 28, 2010)
  • Denish Ad Fuels Tax Debate   (Wednesday, October 27, 2010)
  • Candidates Fall Short on Budget Gap  (Wednesday, October 27, 2010)
  • Martinez to CNN Crew: 'Be Careful — That's a Gun'  (Wednesday, October 27, 2010)
  • 'Lala' Was New Mexico's 1st Female Governor  (Sunday, October 24, 2010)
  • Candidates Rally Supporters in Las Cruces  (Sunday, October 24, 2010)
  • A Look at Some of the Claims the Candidates Made  (Friday, October 22, 2010)
  • Governor Candidates Short on Specifics   (Friday, October 22, 2010)
  • What's a Smear-Ad Photo Without Photoshop?  (Thursday, October 21, 2010)
  • Herb Denish A Campaign Lightning Rod  (Thursday, October 21, 2010)
  • Closing Loophole Or Punishing Business?   (Tuesday, October 19, 2010)
  • Gov. Candidates at Odds Over Higher Ed Funding  (Tuesday, October 19, 2010)
  • Candidates Vague on Shortfall Plans  (Tuesday, October 19, 2010)
  • Candidates Susana Martinez and Diane Denish face off in KOAT-TV/Journal debate  (Monday, October 18, 2010)
  • Running Mate, Husband Targeted  (Monday, October 18, 2010)
  • Both Candidates Say Changes Should Be Made to 'Pit Rule 17'  (Sunday, October 17, 2010)
  • Denish Expanded Office Role, Spending  (Saturday, October 16, 2010)
  • Martinez Hasn't Had To Crunch Tough Budget   (Saturday, October 16, 2010)
  • Clinton: Martinez a Texan   (Friday, October 15, 2010)
  • Martinez Donates Controversial Contribution  (Thursday, October 14, 2010)
  • As Term Winds Down, Richardson Hits the Road  (Wednesday, October 13, 2010)
  • Martinez Leads Fundraising   (Wednesday, October 13, 2010)
  • Denish's Claims Disputed  (Friday, October 08, 2010)
  • Tussle Over 'Tejana' in Gov. Race  (Thursday, October 07, 2010)
  • A Look at Denish's Jobs Claim  (Thursday, October 07, 2010)
  • Denish Disputes Advent Solar Claims   (Tuesday, October 05, 2010)
  • Martinez Pushing Toward 'Magic Number'  (Sunday, October 03, 2010)
  • Richardson: Tea Party a 'Negative Force'  (Thursday, September 30, 2010)
  • Write-In Candidate for Governor OK'd  (Thursday, September 30, 2010)
  • Martinez, Denish Battle Over No-Bid Deals  (Monday, September 27, 2010)
  • Candidates Differ on Revoking Licenses  (Monday, September 27, 2010)
  • Two New PACs, Two New Polls   (Thursday, September 23, 2010)
  • Denish Wants Ban on Payday, Title Loans  (Wednesday, September 22, 2010)
  • Battle Tested   (Sunday, September 19, 2010)
  • Clinton Plans N.M. Visit To Campaign for Denish  (Saturday, September 18, 2010)
  • Candidates Battle Over Denish Spouse Ad  (Friday, September 17, 2010)
  • Martinez Gets A Boost From Oil, Gas Firms   (Thursday, September 16, 2010)
  • Candidates Split on Medical Pot  (Thursday, September 16, 2010)
  • Martinez, Denish To Debate on KOAT  (Wednesday, September 15, 2010)
  • Tough As Nails  (Sunday, September 12, 2010)
  • Road Map to Our Election Coverage  (Saturday, September 11, 2010)
  • Martinez Gets Biggest Donation of Campaign  (Friday, September 10, 2010)
  • Teacher in Ad Has Link to Martinez  (Thursday, September 09, 2010)
  • Denish Clarifies Ties To Vouchers  (Friday, September 03, 2010)
  • Campaigns React To Malott's Resignation   (Friday, September 03, 2010)
  • Gov. Hopefuls Spell Out Goals  (Friday, September 03, 2010)
  • Crossovers From Democrats Give Martinez Boost  (Sunday, August 29, 2010)
  • Martinez Wants To Debate Richardson  (Tuesday, August 24, 2010)
  • Martinez, State Spar Over Office Supply Deal  (Tuesday, August 24, 2010)
  • Historic Debate Lacked Luster  (Sunday, August 22, 2010)
  • Candidates' Claims Stretch Truth  (Saturday, August 21, 2010)
  • Candidates Face Off  (Friday, August 20, 2010)
  • Gov. Candidates Take on Tax Lightning   (Thursday, August 19, 2010)
  • The Debate Over Illegal Immigration  (Sunday, August 15, 2010)
  • Most State Agencies Get 3.2% Cuts  (Friday, August 13, 2010)
  • Hopefuls Tangle Over Vouchers  (Thursday, August 12, 2010)
  • DA Tops in Extra Pay for Staffers  (Monday, August 09, 2010)
  • Martinez Defends Office Purchases  (Saturday, August 07, 2010)
  • Martinez Bought Supplies From Aide  (Friday, August 06, 2010)
  • Candidates Working on Debate Schedule  (Wednesday, August 04, 2010)
  • Education Vision Differs for Governor Candidates  (Monday, August 02, 2010)
  • New Governor Key in Politically Charged Redistricting  (Sunday, August 01, 2010)
  • Governor Candidates Spar Over State Jet   (Friday, July 30, 2010)
  • Candidates Duel Over Ethics Plans   (Thursday, July 29, 2010)
  • Denish, Martinez Take Aim at Each Other's Budget Plan  (Saturday, July 24, 2010)
  • Candidates Vow To Veto Tax Hikes in 2011  (Thursday, July 22, 2010)
  • Focus on N.M. Film Future  (Sunday, July 18, 2010)
  • Gov. Candidates Share Stance on DNA Lab  (Saturday, July 17, 2010)
  • Candidates No Strangers To Concealed Carry  (Sunday, July 11, 2010)
  • Political Legacy Weighs on Denish  (Sunday, July 11, 2010)
  • Martinez Touts Plan for Jobs  (Wednesday, July 07, 2010)
  • Playing With Statistics Can Be Trouble  (Monday, July 05, 2010)
  • Candidates' Views on Codes  (Friday, July 02, 2010)
  • Martinez: E-Mail 'Deeply Offensive'  (Friday, July 02, 2010)
  • Denish Leads 7-1 in Campaign Cash  (Friday, July 02, 2010)
  • Prosecutor Chided Over E-Mail   (Wednesday, June 30, 2010)
  • Denish Proposes Career Incentives  (Tuesday, June 22, 2010)
  • Ad Faults Denish in Alleged Sex Crime  (Thursday, June 10, 2010)
  • Deathly Debate in Governor Race   (Thursday, June 10, 2010)
  • Dueling Over Death Penalty   (Tuesday, June 08, 2010)
  • Candidates Likely To Be Asked About Jet  (Tuesday, June 08, 2010)
  • First Denish Ad Takes Aim at Martinez  (Saturday, June 05, 2010)
  • Job Creation Strategies Differ  (Thursday, June 03, 2010)
  • Denish Opposes Illegals' Licenses   (Thursday, June 03, 2010)
  • Fairer Sex Doesn't Mean Higher Road  (Thursday, June 03, 2010)
  • Martinez Crushes Field To Face Denish  (Wednesday, June 02, 2010)
  • Martinez, Denish Benefit From Law's Delay  (Wednesday, June 02, 2010)