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Area candidates with no primary opposition face general election challenges

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A few multi-county races that some Chaves County voters were able to participate in had candidates facing no opposition in the primaries. But with unverified results showing that they received at least one vote, they will face a general election challenger in November.

State Representative, District 59: Incumbent Greg Nibert, a Republican from Roswell, will face Democrat Kimble Lee Kearns.

New Mexico Supreme Court Justice, Position 1: Democrat Shannon Bacon will run against Republican Ned S. Fuller.

New Mexico Supreme Court Justice, Position 2: Republican Kerry J. Morris will face Democrat David K. Thomson.

New Mexico Court of Appeals, Position 1: Democrat Zach Ives and Republican Barbara V. Johnson.

New Mexico Court of Appeals, Position 2: This race is expected to be among Libertarian Stephen P. Curtis, Democrat Shammara Henderson and Republican Gertrude Lee.

New Mexico Public Education Commission, District 9: This is another three-way race among Libertarian Krik Myers, Democrat Trish Ruiz and the winner of the Republican race, which involved K.T. Manis and Arleen Beverley Standiford.

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