Alibi V.17 No.44 • Oct 30-Nov 5, 2008 
Alibi’s Online Election Guide

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Bernalillo County Metro Court

Job Description: The governor appoints judicial vacancies, but those appointments must run in a contested, partisan election in the next general election. If they are elected, they thereafter run in nanpartisan retention elections. Metro Court presides over civil actions under $10,000, first felony appearances, misdemeanors, misdeamor domestic violence cases, misdemeanor DWIs and all other traffic violations.

Term: Four years

Salary: $106,050

Maria I. Dominguez, Democrat (Uncontested)

Division 6

Website: none

Did not respond to questionnaire.

Edward L. Benavidez, Democrat (Uncontested)

Division 10

Website: none

Did not respond to questionnaire.