Editor’s election blog: Roch, Crook, Campos may be headed to House

Republicans Dennis Roch and Anna Crook and Democrat Jose Campos appeared headed to the state House on Tuesday.

With 22 of 33 precincts reporting, Roch led Democrat Craig Cosner by
62-38 percent in his attempt to take the seat previously held by
Clayton’s Brian Moore, who did not seek re-election.

Crook, an incumbent, was leading Mario Trujillo by 64-36 percent.

Campos, also an incumbent, led Republican Matt Rush, 60-40 percent.

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Clovis’ Republican Clint Harden will be returning to the state Senate.

With 94 percent of precincts reporting, Harden had received 61 percent of the vote.

Democratic challenger Thomas Carr was more than 3,000 votes behind.

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The Associated Press reports Democrat Tom Udall has a comfortable lead with 26 percent of precincts reporting in the race for U.S. Senate.

Udall had 59 percent of the votes, compared to 41 percent for Republican Steve Pearce.

AP also reports Democrat Ben Lujan had 51 percent of the votes in his race for the seat in the U.S. House District 3. Republican Dan East had 39 percent, while independent Carol Miller had 10 percent. About 24 percent of the precincts had reported in that race.

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Lonnie Alexander has won the seat on the Roosevelt General Hospital board.

Unofficial vote totals reported on the Secretary of State’s Web site show Alexander had 660 votes to 501 for Bill Rice.