Gov. Sarah Palin throws support to GOP candidate Susana Martinez

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By The Staff

ALBUQUERQUE – Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin visited New Mexico Sunday to endorse Republican gubernatorial candidate Susana Martinez during a packed rally at the Uptown Marriott Hotel.

Martinez is in a virtual dead heat with GOP opponent Allen Weh, according to a poll released today.

Many at this morning's event expressed confidence that Palin’s appearance would put Martinez over the top in the June 1 primary election to face unopposed Democratic candidate Lt. Gov. Diane Denish in November’s general election.

Read the full story in Tuesday’s Los Alamos Monitor.