Republican Albuquerque mayor mum on if he voted for Trump

Mayor Richard J. Berry
Mayor Richard J. Berry

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – The Republican mayor in the largest city in the most Hispanic state in the nation won’t say if he voted for presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry says he voted absentee in New Mexico’s Republican primary but refused to reveal which GOP candidate earned his vote.

Berry says revealing his vote would amount to an endorsement and he wasn’t making any presidential endorsements yet.

An anti-Trump protest turned violent in Albuquerque last month after Trump held a rally in the city. Protesters spoke out against Trump’s previous comments about Mexican immigrants.

At the rally, Trump criticized fellow Republican and New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, the nation’s only Latina governor. Martinez also has refused to endorse Trump.

New Mexico holds it primary on Tuesday. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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