Albuquerque – The Republican Party of New Mexico released the following statement after Dan Lewis advanced to the mayoral runoff to face progressive politician Tim Keller.
"Albuquerque voters will have a very clear choice on November 15," said RPNM Chairman Ryan Cangiolosi. "Dan Lewis is a job creator who will strengthen our economy, make our city safer, and move Albuquerque forward. Tim Keller is a progressive politician who supported the job-killing sick leave ordinance that will hurt our economy when we can least afford it and did nothing to make his community safer when he represented the senate district with the highest crime rate in the state.
"The Republican Party of New Mexico congratulates Dan Lewis and will be working hard to ensure his election as Albuquerque's next mayor.