NM State Rep. Garcia Alleges Voter Fraud, Challenges Primary Election Result

New Mexico state representative Mary Helen Garcia is challenging the results of the state’s June 3 Democratic Primary Election


Specifically, the attorneys cite irregularities in the signatures associated with absentee voting in the primary election for New Mexico House District 34.


“As Chairwoman of the New Mexico House Voters and Elections Committee, I have long advocated for transparent, ethical, open elections, in which protection of the voter’s rights and the sanctity of his or her vote are of the utmost importance…”


Attorneys for Rep. Garcia submitted information by a forensic handwriting analyst, citing at least 17 cases of signatures not matching voter rolls.


State election results show Garcia trailing Bill Gomez by a 16-vote margin.