Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Gorham Outspends Paster at Race's End.(New Mexico)

Byline: Loie Fecteau Journal Politics Writer

Incumbent's Figures Double Her Rival's

Sen. Ramsay Gorham, R-Albuquerque, outspent her Democratic opponent Janice Paster by more than 2-to-1 in the final days of their Senate District 10 race, according to campaign finance reports.

Gorham reported spending about $44,768 between Nov. 1 and Dec. 2 in her successful effort to keep her Senate seat, while Paster reported spending about $17,594 in the same period.

The race between Gorham and Paster, who also faced off in 1996 when Paster was the incumbent, was one of the most hotly contested in the Nov. 7 general election. It was marked by bitter personal attacks in which each woman accused the other of lying and distorting voting records. …

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