Regional
12:04 pm
Sun October 27, 2013

New Mexico Governor Fundraising In Southeast

New Mexico Republican Gov. Susana Martinez is on a political fundraising trip through four Southeastern states.

Martinez political adviser Jay McCleskey said the governor plans events Sunday in North Carolina and Georgia to raise money for her re-election.

Martinez has fundraisers Monday in Georgia and Mississippi.

Her political trip concludes in Arkansas on Tuesday, and the governor will return to New Mexico that afternoon.

The governor's re-election campaign is paying for her travel expenses.

Martinez flew to North Carolina on Saturday for a fundraiser.

Three Democrats have announced they're running for governor next year: Attorney General Gary King, Sen. Linda Lopez of Albuquerque and Sen. Howie Morales of Silver City.

Martinez had cash-on-hand of nearly $3.3 million in her re-election account as of Oct. 7.

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