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UPDATED: Results from the GOP state preprimary convention
Update, 2:55 p.m.
• Brian Moore: 41.24 percent
• Kent Cravens: 27.64 percent
• John Sanchez: 22.81 percent
• J.R. Damron: 8.29 percent
• Matt Rush: 64.87 percent
• James Jackson: 18.03 percent
•Spiro Vassilopoulos: 13.34 percent
• Bob Cornelius: 3.74 percent
• Susana Martinez – 46.65 percent
• Allen Weh – 26.32 percent
• Janice Arnold-Jones – 13.16 percent
• Doug Turner – 9.23 percent
• Pete Domenici Jr. – 4.61 percent
There’s already been some voting at the state Republican Party’s preprimary convention today. Check out the results now, and keep checking back. We’ll keep this blog updated as new results come in.
2nd Congressional District
• Steve Pearce – 92 percent
• Cliff Pirtle – 8 percent
A candidate has to get 20 percent to appear on the ballot, or collect a number of extra signatures before Tuesday if they fail in that task, so Pirtle will have to collect more signatures if he wants to stay in the race.
3rd Congressional District
• Tom Mullins – 80.5 percent
• Adam Kokesh – 19.5 percent
It’s not clear at this point if Kokesh has earned his way on the ballot. There’s some sort of recount going on and there’s also a question about whether numbers should be rounded up. Stay tuned.
1st Congressional District
• Jon Barela – Unopposed and selected by a voice vote