The Bernalillo County sheriff is responsible for a budget of over $40 million annually and supervises about 300 sworn deputies who provide public law enforcement over 1,167 square miles of central New Mexico. Here's who is running for the job in 2018.
The Land commissioner oversees 9 million acres of surface land and 13 million acres of subsurface mineral rights, having the power to sell, lease or trade these public lands as they see fit, without the former protections that president Trump rolled back. Who is running?
In a classic primary bout that could have swung in any of five directions, after the acquiescence of City Councilor turned progressive warrior Pat Davis last week, former Democrat party bigwig, for realz progressive and bona fide Deb Haaland secured a position on the general election ballot coming up in November.