alibi online
Free Will AstrologyAlibi's Personals
 V.15 No.46 | November 16 - 22, 2006 

News Bite

Election Wrap-up

It's over. Well, almost over. Tens of thousands of you marched to the polls on Election Day, determined to cast votes that would decide our state's and country's future. Slightly more than a week later, the results are in.

On a national level, a surge of Democratic victories swarmed the House and toppled the Senate, winning the Dems control of the legislative branch. On a local level, Democrats also emerged the victors in most races. As of press time, all but one local race was unofficially declared. The black sheep of this year's election is the Wilson-Madrid battle, which was still undecided when we went to print. In case you missed the (quasi) final tallies, here's a rundown of who won what.

Congressional District 1

Wilson (R): 104,863

Madrid (D): 103,376

3,756 left to count

U.S. Senator

Jeff Bingaman (D): 70.4%

Allen McCulloch (R): 29.5%


Bill Richardson (D): 68.7%

John Dendahl (R): 31.3%

Secretary of State

Mary Herrera (D): 54%

Vickie Perea (R): 46%

State Treasurer

James B. Lewis (D): 60.4%

Demesia Padilla (R): 39.6%

Attorney General

Gary King (D): 56.7%

Jim Bibb (R): 43.3%

Land Commissioner

Pat Lyons (R): 52%

Jim Baca (D): 48%

State Auditor

Hector Balderas (D): 54.6%

Lorenzo Garcia (R): 45.4%

Bernalillo County Sheriff

Darren White (R): 62.9%

Jose Edgar Chavez (D): 37.1%

Quality of Life Initiative

Against: 57.9%

For: 42.1%

Source: New Mexico Secretary of State’s Office


Today's Events

Flamenco Class at Gitana Garage Studio


Develop beautiful arms, and footwork rhythms with flamenco music.

Body Movement and Isolation at Hiland Dance Studio

New Mexico Cancer Center Foundation Fundraiser Night at Flying Star Café

More Recommended Events ››

  • Select sidebar boxes to add below. You can also click and drag to rearrange the boxes; close using the little X icons on each box. To re-add a box you closed, return to this menu.
  • Because you are not logged in, any changes you make to these boxes will vanish as soon as you click to another page. If you log in, the boxes will stick.
  • Latest Posts
  • Web Exclusives
  • Recent Classifieds
  • Latest User Posts
  • Most Active Users
  • Most Active Stories
  • Calendar Comments
  • Upcoming Alibi Picks
  • Albuquerque
  • Duke City Fix
  • Albuquerque Beer Scene
  • What's Wrong With This Picture?
  • Reddit Albuquerque
  • ABQ Journal Metro
  • ABQrising
  • ABQ Journal Latest News
  • Albuquerque
  • NM and the West
  • New Mexico FBIHOP
  • Democracy for New Mexico
  • Only in New Mexico
  • Mario Burgos
  • Democracy for New Mexico
  • High Country News
  • El Grito
  • NM Politics with Joe Monahan
  • Stephen W. Terrell's Web Log
  • The Net Is Vast and Infinite
  • Slashdot
  • Freedom to Tinker
  • Is there a feed that should be on this list? Tell us about it.