Sheriff Benjie Vigil fended off four rivals in Tuesday’s Democratic primary, while two San Miguel County commissioners lost their bids for re-election.
Vigil took far less than a majority, garnering 35 percent of the vote. His nearest rival, Joseph Santillanes, pulled in 34 percent, while Roy Pacheco got 17 percent. Following were Ben J. Lujan at 9 percent and Clarence Romero at 5 percent.
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