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NM-1: Results "Final"

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November 18, 2006

The Albuquerque Tribune reports Wilson (R) leads Madrid (D) by 879 votes after a final tally. A Madrid spokesperson said Madrid would wait until the results are certified on Monday to decide whether to seek a recount. Election officials earlier requested and obtained an extension of the legal deadline for counting the votes, but that extension appears in the end to have been unnecessary.

Contributed by Nathan Cemenska.