Democrat Joe Biden has won New Mexico’s presidential vote
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Joe Biden won the presidential contest in New Mexico and captured the state’s five Electoral College votes.
Biden’s statewide election victory on Tuesday without a campaign visit to New Mexico extends a string of victories for Democratic presidential candidates in the heavily Latino and Native American state.
Trump dispatched federal agents to Albuquerque amid his criticism of local Democratic leaders for their handling of crime and public safety issues in the months leading up to the election.
Hillary Clinton won the state in 2016 with a plurality as Libertarian presidential candidate and former Gov. Gary Johnson siphoned away 9% of the votes.