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Early skirmishes in fight to control N.M. Legislature
Part Four: …. And more key state senate primaries
May 25, 2016
By Carroll Cagle
Las Cruces area Democrats vie in effort to move up
The Democratic state senate primary in District 36 is between two strong and experienced contenders. Jeff Steinborn, son of a former mayor, is trying to move up to the senate from the house of representatives. He was first elected in 2006 to the house, served until 2010, then laid out for one two-year term and then won again in 2012 and 2014.
Steinborn is facing Oscar Vasquez Butler, who served two terms on the Dona Ana County commission, including as chairman.
Steinborn and Vasquez Butler are vying to see which one, if either, can remove Republican incumbent Lee Cotter, a real estate investor, after his one four-year term.
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