Lincoln County Democrat Dick Mastin announced Monday that he will run for the state House seat held by incumbent state Rep. Nora Espinoza, R-Dist. 59.
Espinoza is running for her fifth term. During the last election, she ran unopposed.
“The people of New Mexico need a choice,” Mastin said.
“I am disappointed with the current Dist. 59 representative … she doesn’t appreciate New Mexico heritage enough, value education enough, or have the right priorities and training for her elected position,” Mastin said.
Mastin has not run for political office previously, but said he takes his responsibility as an American citizen “very seriously.”
His top priorities are integrity and honesty, fiscal responsibility, education and jobs.
If elected, Mastin said he would love to serve on the financial and education committees.
“Education has always Login to read more