Election aftermath: Montoya and Espinoza one step closer to seats on New Mexico's Public Regulation Commission
SANTA FE, New Mexico: Two seats on the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission are up for election this year. The Democratic nomination for each seat was decided in last night's primary election. Karen Montoya will advance to the general election to face Christopher Ocksrider (R), who was the only Republican candidate to have filed for the District 1 seat.
The Democratic primary for the District 3 seat all but decided the winner of the general election - no Republicans filed for the seat, so Valerie Espinoza, who won last night's primary with 38% of the vote, will run without any major party opposition in the general election.
Unofficial results are below.
|New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, District 1, Democratic Primary, 2012|
|New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, District 3, Democratic Primary, 2012|
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