Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Democrat Leading In 13th District's DA Race.

Byline: Jeremy Pawloski Journal Staff Writer

13th Judicial District

GOP Hopeful Lagging In Judgeship Contest

Democrat Lemuel Martinez was leading Republican Pete Ross in the race for district attorney in the 13th Judicial District Tuesday night.

With more than three-quarters of the precincts reporting, Martinez had 51.5 percent of the vote, compared with Ross' 48.4 percent.

Meanwhile, in the race for the Division 4 judgeship in the 13th Judicial District, Democrat Camille Olguin led Republican R. Lar Thomas by about 11 percentage points.

The Division 4 judgeship is located in Grants.

Martinez began serving as a prosecutor in the 13th Judicial District in 1995 before taking a leave of absence to comply with state laws adopted to prevent potential conflicts of interest. …

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