Unofficial Primary Election Results from Socorro County

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Voters in Socorro County and across the nation turned out to vote in primary elections on Tuesday, June 5.
Many of the local elections were uncontested, but a few candidates who will face off against opponents in the general election were determined. Here are the unofficial results from Socorro County and statewide:

Democratic Party
President of the United States
Barack Obama…………..926 (100%)……………121,647 (100%)

U.S. Senator
Martin T. Heinrich……..550 (50.6%)……………83,273 (59.5%)
Hector Balderas…………536 (49.4%)……………56,622 (40.5%)

U.S. Representative
Evelyn Madrid Erhard…868 (100%)……………23,580 (100%)

Judge of the Court of Appeals
M. Monica Zamora……….567 (58.2%)…………..83,965 (66.0%)
Victor S. Lopez………..428 (41.8%)…………..43,276 (34.0%)

State Senator (District 28)
Howie C. Morales……….786 (100%)……………3,375 (100%)

State Senator (District 30)
Maxine R. Velasquez…….41 (23.3%)……………1,221 (31.0%)
David Ulibarri……………..71 (40.3%)……………..876 (22.3%)
Randolph Marshall Collins.11 (6.3%)……………..621 (15.8%)
Clemente Sanchez………..53 (30.1%)……………1,218 (30.9%)

State Representative (District 69)
W. Ken Martinez……….104 (100%)…………….2,406 (100%)

Socorro County Commissioner (District 2)
Stanley Herrera……….181 (100%)

Socorro County Commissioner (District 5)
Diego Early Montoya……177 (100%)

Socorro County Clerk
Rebecca (Becky) Vega…..975 (100%)

Socorro County Treasurer
Tina Lujan……………905 (100%)

Republican Party

President of the United States
Ron Paul…………….128 (14.4%)……………..9,475 (10.4%)
Newt Gingrich…………53 (6.0%)………………5,353 (5.9%)
Mitt Romney………….592 (66.8%)…………….66,971 (73.3%)
Rick Santorum………..113 (12.8%)……………..9,627 (10.5%)

United States Senator
Heather A. Wilson…….652 (71.4%)…………….64,422 (69.9%)
Greg Sowards…………261 (28.6%)…………….27,746 (30.1%)

U.S. Representative (District 2)
Steve Pearce…………819 (100%)……………..26,089 (100%)

Judge of the Court of Appeals
J. Miles Hanisee……..608 (100%)……………..72,334 (100%)

State Senator (District 30)
Vickie S. Perea……….37 (100%)……………..1,472 (100%)

State Representative (District 49)
Don Tripp……………824 (100%)……………..1,658 (100%)

District Attorney (7th Judical District)
Clint Wellborn……….781 (100%)……………..3,043 (100%)

Public Education Commission (District 8)
Vince N. Bergman……….7 (100%)…………….11,331 (100%)

Socorro County Commissioner (District 2)
Martha A. Salas……….80 (100%)

Socorro County Commissioner (District 4)
Daniel P. Monette…….164 (100%)

Socorro County Commissioner (District 5)
Elijah F. Wade……….100 (31.4%)
Juan Jose Gutierrez…..218 (68.6%)

Socorro County Treasurer
Shirleen Greenwood……786 (100%)


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