Ben Ray Lujan, a Democratic candidate for northern New Mexico’s congressional seat, says he’s not shy about accepting the support of his father, state House Speaker Ben Lujan.
But some question whether his father has helped him get top jobs in state government. The state Republican Party calls Lujan’s quick rise “business as usual” in New Mexico.
In Las Vegas, Lujan, 35, has much support from the local leadership, including Mayor Henry Sanchez, in his bid to become congressman.
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