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New Mexico treasurer faces challenge from political newcomer


November 2, 2018

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Treasurer Tim Eichenberg is facing a challenge from Republican Arthur Castillo as he seeks re-election to a statewide post that usually garners little attention and minimal campaign donations.

The Democratic incumbent in ads airing on the radio even makes light of the obscurity of the office as voters struggle to name him when asked who holds the keys to the state's checkbook.

It's a far cry from more than a decade ago when the office was thrust into the spotlight by a political corruption scandal.



The treasurer's office is respons...

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