Despite being faced with long shot odds even though he says he’s “in to win,” former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson agreed to become the latter party’s US Senate nominee. He replaces state Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn who withdrew from the race. Mr. Johnson’s entry clearly makes this race more interesting, though Sen. Martin Heinrich (D) remains the favorite to secure a convincing re-election victory. State Labor Commission member Mick Rich is the Republican nominee, but he is so far failing to move the needle against Sen. Heinrich.
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