Term: Four years
Tasks: Oversees the largest law firm in the state, with more than 300 employees and 100 attorneys. They prosecute more than 30,000 criminal cases each year.
District: Encompasses Bernalillo County
We like Romero's positions, as well as her holistic understanding of the justice system. Further, her willingness to re-examine how we treat officers involved in shootings—especially when our annual number of shootings is comparable to New York City's—is just what we need to turn the tide.
Kari Brandenburg is a convincing speaker and probably very good in a courtroom: She had us riveted. She knows her office well and can handle the ins and outs of her job. Brandenburg argues that a newcomer would have a hard time accomplishing things right off the bat. But that's the case in most elected positions.