New Mexico: First Female Governor Elected

November 04, 2010 - by: HR Hero Alerts 0 COMMENTS

by Robert P. Tinnin, Jr., Tinnin Law Firm

New Mexico voters have elected the state’s first female governor, Republican Susana Martinez. Republicans gained several seats in the New Mexico House of Representatives, but Democrats maintained control of the chamber. There were no contests for seats in New Mexico Senate, where Democrats hold a substantial majority of the seats. In the congressional races, Republicans picked up one seat.

Robert P. Tinnin, Jr. is editor of New Mexico Employment Law Letter and a partner with Tinnin Law Firm in Albuquerque. He can be reached at (505) 768-1500.

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