Tuesday, August 29, 2006

ARMIJO DROPS OUT



According to the Associated Press, Jeff Armijo has dropped out of the state auditor's race after meeting with Gov. Bill Richardson.

This comes following allegations of sexual misconduct by two young women. Read more HERE

UPDATE: Here's the word from the Gov's office:

“I appreciate Jeff Armijo’s action,” Gov. Bill Richardson said. “He has acted in the best interest of his family and the Democratic Party.”

As a result of Armijo’s decision to withdraw from the race, the New Mexico Democratic Party’s State Central Committee must meet to choose a replacement candidate.

“I support a competitive process in which the State Central Committee chooses the best candidate to represent the Democratic Party on the ballot,” Gov. Richardson said.

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