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New Mexico Governor Primary: Gary King To Face Susana Martinez In November

UNITED STATES - AUGUST 29:  Gov. Susana Martinez, R-N.M., addresses the Republican National Convention in the Tampa Bay Times
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 29: Gov. Susana Martinez, R-N.M., addresses the Republican National Convention in the Tampa Bay Times Forum on the night Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., republican vice-presidential nominee, delivered a speech to the crowd. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

New Mexico Democrats selected Gary King to challenge incumbent Gov. Susan Martinez in November's general election, the Associated Press reports.

King and four other Democrats, including Howie Morales, Lawrence Rael, Alan Webber and Linda Lopez, vied for the nomination during Tuesday's contest.

Martinez is seeking a second term as governor, and was uncontested in the Republican primary.

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