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7:11 am
Mon May 26, 2014

Chris Christie To Campaign For Martinez This Week

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is set to arrive in New Mexico this week to campaign for Republican Gov. Susana Martinez as she runs for re-election.

Governor Chris Christie
Credit state.nj.us/governor/

Martinez campaign officials say Christie is planning to stop in Carlsbad and Artesia on Thursday.

Her campaign opened an online drawing earlier this month for a chance to see her and Christie at a meet-and-greet at a yet to be determined location.

The drawing, which did not require a campaign contribution, closed to entries Monday.

Christie previously lent his support for Martinez with a visit to eastern New Mexico in 2010.

A June 3 primary election will decide which of five Democratic candidates will challenge Martinez in November.

Martinez campaigned for Christie in his home state last fall.

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