Martinez faces heat for helping in GOP senate race

April 24, 2012 • State News

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez is drawing heat from a few Republicans for throwing her might and her political action committee’s money in a contested GOP primary for a state senate seat in eastern New Mexico.

The Las Cruces Sun-News reports ( that Martinez is supporting Angie Spears over two other Republicans in a race for the state Senate in a rural, heavily Republican district around Clovis.

Spears’ two opponents say they do not appreciate Martinez taking a side in a campaign where no Democrats are running.

Trucking company owner Mark Myers, of Clovis, a candidate, said the governor Login to read more

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