Sanchez to Announce Senate Run On NewsNM

Lt. Gov. John Sanchez
From the National Journal -New Mexico Lt. Gov. John Sanchez (R) will announce his Senate campaign on Tuesday, a Republican source familiar with his decision has confirmed to Hotline On Call. Sanchez filed statement of candidacy papers with the Federal Election Commission to run for the Senate, the Senate Public Records office confirms. The papers arrived on the 19th and was reported first in a tweet by Bloomberg's Greg Giroux. Sanchez, a first-term lieutenant governor who is serving under Republican Gov. Susana Martinez (R), has been mulling a run for months. In an interview with Hotline On Call in late March, he pulled no punches in going after former Rep. Heather Wilson (R), the most prominent Republican currently in the race, saying "I don't believe that she is a conservative Republican."   More News New Mexico


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