Bernalillo County Commissioner District 1
Job Description: Whoever holds this post has real potential to improve the state of things in the county, as well as the potential to let things stagnate. County Commissioners help decide what to do with an approximate $100 million county budget, and makes choices on ordinances, resolutions, zoning and policies. The office also has the authority to appoint individuals to various boards and committees.
Term: Four years (maximum of two terms)
Office Currently Held By: Alan Armijo (D), running for re-election. There is no Republican challenger for the November general election, so whoever wins the Democratic primary essentially wins the seat.