Congressman and former Republican gubernatorial candidate, Steve Pearce is running to become the chair for the state Republican party.
The GOP Central Committee is set to gather next month to select a new party chairman.
According to The Albuquerque Journal, Pearce announced he is running to “help create a new beginning for the party and a path to prosperity for our state”.
Albuquerque businessman John Rockwell also says he’s running.
He tells the Journal it’s to bring change to the party.