Politics - Governement

Bernalillo County Commission swears in new member

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - There's a new county commissioner serving on the board. 

Commissioner Jim Smith was sworn in before Tuesday night's meeting. 

He was appointed by the governor to replace Wayne Johnson, who was appointed to become the State Auditor. 

Commissioner Smith comes to the county from the state legislature where he has been a representative since 2011. 

Smith is also a retired APS science teacher. 

His district includes the East Mountains where he lives. 


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