New numbers: A new poll by New Mexico Political Report, which paid the left-wing company, Public Policy Polling to conduct, says MLG is beating Ronchetti 45 - 42% by three percent, which is barely within the margin of error. Karen Bedonie, who decided to run as a Libertarian after (or maybe even before) she lost the Republican primary, garnered 9 percent, with 5 percent undecided.
Not surprisingly, MLG’s base is die-hard Biden loyalists at 86 percent. Ironically, as we’ve already highlighted in our first story, Lujan Grisham’s other base are Hispanic voters: 64 percent said they would vote for Gov. Grish, while only 28 percent support Ronchetti.
More numbers: Ronchetti, meanwhile, leads among Trump voters 88 percent to 8 percent for Bedonie and 1 percent for Lujan Grisham and among Native American, Black, Asian, and misc. voters only 45 percent back Lujan Grisham.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s job approval performance is at 48 percent — tied with her disapproval. She was higher among women than men: 54 percent of women approving of her job performance with 54 percent of men disapproving.
Down ticket: In the AG race, 44% support Democrat Raúl Torrez, who defeated his ambitious opponent, State Auditor Brian Colon, versus 37 percent support for Republican Jeremy Gay. Nearly a quarter said they were undecided at 19 percent.
Meanwhile, Secretary of State Democrat Maggie Toulouse Oliver has 41% against 34 percent for the controversial Republican, Audrey Trujillo, and 9 percent for Libertarian Mayna Myers. Another 16 percent said they were not sure. These numbers show Maggie as vulnerable, but with a Libertarian splitting the anti-Democrat vote and the toxic nature of Trujillo, it looks like the democratic process in New Mexico will be under the grip of the incumbent for another four years.