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  • New Mexico Republican Lt. Gov. John Sanchez running for open US Senate seat

    05/24/2011 3:31:08 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 19 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | May 24, 2011
    Republican Lt. Gov. John Sanchez announced Tuesday he’s running for a U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Jeff Bingaman, a decision that sets up a potentially bruising primary contest for the GOP nomination next year. Sanchez, 48, announced his candidacy in a video and calls to supporters. He also launched a statewide television advertising campaign that features the biographical video, which portrays Sanchez as an example of the American dream — someone from humble beginnings who became successful through hard work. He runs a roofing company in Albuquerque. “It’s all about jobs, the economy and the fact that the...
  • Sanchez Flirts With Senate Run At Tea Party Rally

    03/28/2011 6:36:31 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 12 replies
    KOAT Channel 7 News ^ | March 28, 2011
    Nearly a year before the Republican primary for the 2012 U.S. Senate race, Lt. Gov. John Sanchez fought for the support of Tea Party members in Moriarty on Sunday. In front of around 100 Tea Party faithful on Sunday afternoon, Sanchez sounded like a man with a plan to run for the Senate. “If we do, we’re in it to win it clearly,” Sanchez said. Sanchez said nothing is for certain yet, but if he jumps into the 2012 Senate race, the difference between himself and other candidates will be easy to see.
  • Sanchez, Colon win races for lieutenant governor

    06/01/2010 9:29:00 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 8 replies · 340+ views
    KOB ^ | June 1, 2010
    Democrat Brian Colon and Republican John Sanchez have won their parties' nominations for New Mexico lieutenant governor. Tuesday's results mean Colon will be paired on the Democratic ticket with gubernatorial candidate Diane Denish in the November general election. Sanchez will run on the GOP side with Susana Martinez. Colon, former director of the New Mexico Democratic Party, beat retired governmental agency administrator Lawrence Rael of Albuquerque and three legislators - Jose Campos of Santa Rosa, Gerald Ortiz y Pino of Albuquerque and Linda Lopez of Albuquerque. Sanchez, who lost the 2002 gubernatorial race to Democrat Bill Richardson, defeated former state...
  • Aided by image-raising first run, Sanchez focuses on mayor's race

    05/10/2003 10:39:56 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 1 replies · 207+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 5/10/03 | John Williams
    A lot has changed since Orlando Sanchez ran for mayor in 2001, narrowly losing a runoff to incumbent Lee Brown. The former City Council member has been courted by the White House to run for Congress. State officials have talked with him about an appointment to the Texas Railroad Commission. Sanchez has taken two new jobs, one with an investment group and another with an accounting firm. He's joined boards of local companies and institutions. In short, Sanchez, a Republican, has become a hot property since he fell 10,702 votes shy of becoming the first Hispanic mayor of Houston at...