Unofficial results coming in for municipal election

Unofficial results coming in for municipal election

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Municipal election results are coming in. To see them all in a central location,visit the Secretary of State website.

In 101 of New Mexico’s 105 municipalities, the public came out Tuesday to help select mayors, councils and vote on amendments.

Albuquerque, Gallup, Las Cruces and Los Alamos did not hold elections Tuesday.

It looks like Santa Fe has a new mayor. Unofficial results show former Democratic party chair Javier Gonzales beating out City Councilor Patti Bushee and Bill Dimas.

Right now, Gonzales has more than 41 percent of the vote.

In Rio Rancho, voters have cast ballots on charter amendments, chosen City Council members and voted for a new mayor.

Right now, early unofficial results show Gregg Hull with about 43 percent of the vote in the mayoral race.

His closest competition is incumbent Michael Williams with nearly 34 percent of the vote. Since neither candidate will get 50 percent of the vote, a runoff election will take place.

According to a news release, a runoff election for the Las Vegas, N.M., City Council will take place after Tuesday night’s election.

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