Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

City Council Races Could See a PAC of Money.(Final)

Byline: Jim Ludwick Journal Staff Writer

Economy Main Issue for Group

ABQPAC has about $66,000 and is considering this year's City Council races in Albuquerque.

The political action committee, which became controversial last year when it helped Mayor Martin Chavez with travel and other expenses, completed a financial disclosure report Friday to file with the secretary of state.

It shows the group has been using accounts at Wachovia Securities and New Mexico Bank & Trust. It has $66,153.94, the report says.

ABQPAC has not been raising money this year, the report indicates. The only contribution it received was the final portion of money that was refunded by the mayor, previously announced in January. …

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