SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Gov. Susana Martinez is drawing heat from a few Republicans for throwing her might and her political action committee's money in a contested GOP primary for a state senate seat in eastern New Mexico.
The Las Cruces Sun-News reports that Martinez is supporting Angie Spears over two other Republicans in a race for the state Senate in a rural, heavily Republican district around Clovis.
The two opponents of Spears say they do not appreciate Martinez taking a side in a campaign where no Democrats are running.
Trucking company owner Mark Myers, of Clovis, a candidate, said the governor should be pouring her energy into races where Democrats could be defeated.
Pat Woods, 62-year-old rancher, said he was disappointed that the governor got involved in the race.
Information from: Las Cruces Sun-News
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