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Posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 11:00 pm | Updated: 1:01 am, Wed Oct 16, 2013.

Incumbent Republican Gov. Susana Martinez’s re-election campaign account has more than 20 times the amount in her Democratic opponent Gary King’s coffers.

According to campaign finance reports filed with the Secretary of State’s Office on Tuesday, Martinez had more than $3,269,000 in the bank. King, who is the state’s attorney general, had $142,440.

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  • Dominic Montoya posted at 1:05 pm on Wed, Oct 16, 2013.

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    The fact that Martinez has that much funding available for her re-election campaign is just more evidence that the Republican party is in desperate times. We have all seen the quotes from the likes of Eric Cantor and Paul Ryan when they describe Martinez as a "Job Creator". Too bad they don't take the time to look at the facts. We have not seen any independent studies that support the claims made by the current administration that New Mexico is on a better economic path than it has been in years past. In fact, the only independent studies we have seen claim the exact opposite, New Mexico's economic growth has only suffered since the policies of the Martinez administration have been implemented. Fact is, Martinez was able to raise this amount of campaign funds because she fits a demographic that the Republican party desperately needs votes from in order to stay relevant come election time. If New Mexico's current governor happened to be the typical politician (white, male) their funding would be nowhere near the amount that Martinez has been able to collect.

     
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