- Special Sections
- Public Notices
SANTA FE — Republican John Sanchez is bankrolling his campaign in a three-way primary election race for the GOP nomination for lieutenant governor, according to the latest fundraising reports.
Sanchez, an Albuquerque roofing company owner, lent his campaign $75,000 during the past month, bringing to $348,800 the personal money he’s put into the race for lieutenant governor. He was the GOP gubernatorial nominee in 2002, but lost to Democrat Bill Richardson in the general election.
Sanchez reported cash-on-hand of $153,732 in his campaign account as of last week. Former state Rep. Brian Moore of Clayton had $128,086 and state Sen. Kent Cravens of Albuquerque had a campaign balance of $74,586, according to fundraising disclosures filed Monday with the secretary of state’s office.
In the five-way race for the Democratic nomination, former state party chairman Brian Colón had the largest campaign reserves — $114,050. Lawrence Rael reported cash-on-hand of $68,356; state Rep. Jose Campos of Santa Rosa, $65,723; state Sen. Gerald Ortiz y Pino, $7,105; and state Sen. Linda Lopez, $2,116.
Winners of the lieutenant governor races in the June 1 primary become the running mates of their gubernatorial nominees.
If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Los Alamos Monitor, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.
Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.
If you are new to the award winning Los Alamos Monitor and wish to get a subscription or simply gain access to our online content then please enter your ZIP code below and continue to setup your account.