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Lujan Grisham cruises at Dem convention : U.S. Rep. earns top spot on primary ballot for governor with 67% of vote

Mar 11, 2018 - Albuquerque Journal (New Mexico)
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Michelle Lujan Grisham left her Democratic rivals in the dust on Saturday, winning 66.9 percent of the votes cast by New Mexico Democratic Party delegates in a four-way race for governor.

A third-term congresswoman and former state Cabinet secretary, Lujan Grisham brushed aside allegations of favoritism and rules violations levied by her Democratic foes in the run-up to Saturday's pre-primary nominating convention.

"I am honored to have received such resounding support from Democrats...