Balderas and Toulouse Oliver say online conspiracy groups have urged interference in county certifications.
Steve Pearce said the call to resign is much ado about nothing and typical of post-election antics.
- More than 20K N.M. voters used same-day registration for midterms
Ringside SeatGerrymandering takes down a carping congresswoman
DECONSTRUCTING THE GOVERNOR’S RACEExpert: Keeping support of moderate Dems helped Lujan Grisham top Ronchetti
- New Mexico voter turnout rate in '22 slightly below '18
- U.S. Rep. Herrell concedes 2nd District to Democrat Vasquez in tight race
- Lujan Grisham celebrates four more years
- Leger Fernández, Stansbury keep seats in Congress
- New Mexico Democrats thwart GOP efforts to make major inroads in the House
The Albuquerque Democrat was poised to become New Mexico's top law enforcement official late Tuesday, capturing 57 percent of the votes cast statewide in his race against Republican Jeremy Gay, according to unofficial vote totals.
"Don't blame anybody," Ronchetti said of his likely election loss. "We are thankful for the ride."
Republican challengers in all four races captured counties in the eastern and southern part of the state but generally trailed Democratic candidates by about 10 percentage points overall.
Most voters casting ballots on Election Day said the process was as smooth as ever.
They held strong leads in races for secretary of state, auditor, treasurer and public land commissioner late Tuesday.
Several Democratic candidates in Santa Fe County and the surrounding area seeking legislative seats and county offices were elected Tuesday in uncontested races.
Weatherman's clumsy style denied him upset win
Mark Ronchetti brought little of his on-air talent to the gubernatorial campaign, his second try for public office.
Constitutional Amendments 2 and 3 also appeared headed to approval late Tuesday.
As of about 9:45 p.m., Lujan Grisham had netted about 52 percent of the vote to Ronchetti's 46 percent.
As of 3 p.m., 607,272 ballots had been cast in New Mexico — 162,074 on Election Day itself.
Those working city's polls say early voting has been largely uneventful as threats and anger rise nationwide.
Nearly 440,000 New Mexicans, or about 32 percent of registered voters, cast ballots either through early voting or absentee.
As hopefuls from New Mexico and across the nation prepare to face their fates, here’s a roundup of the election season that was.
Another election; another wake-up call for the GOP
I don’t want to write another “The Republican Party of New Mexico has no bench” column because it’s a little like rehashing the sun coming up in the east and setting in the west. Duh.
The Republican kicked off his "Ronchetti on the Road" tour Oct. 29, consisting of 42 stops in 10 days across each of New Mexico's 33 counties.