Lujan Grisham Raises Nearly $900K for Governor’s Race

Outraises rivals, prospective rivals in New Mexico

Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., reported $741,229 in cash on hand. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Democratic Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced she outraised her potential rivals for her New Mexico gubernatorial bid.

Grisham raised $892,744 in a six-month period, compared to $211,569 for potential Democratic rivals state Attorney General Hector Balderas, who has not announced if he’ll run, and state Sen. Joe Cervantes, who reported loaning himself $197,000. 

Lujan Grisham and Balderas are closer on how much is in the bank. Lujan Grisham reported having $741,229 and Balderas had $682,511. Cervantes reported $245,397 cash on hand.

With incumbent Gov. Susana Martinez termed limited, Lt. Gov. John Sanchez is also considering a run. He raised $14,000 and reported $231,987 in cash on hand.

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