By Russell Contreras
The Associated Press
Unpaid tax bills, a barking dog, and even “Breaking Bad” references have made their way into a usually sleepy race for state auditor.
And the winner will have to look out for corruption in New Mexico and monitor the financial affairs of hundreds of government agencies.
State Sen. Tim Keller is going head-to-head against Republican lawyer Robert Aragon to replace State Auditor Hector Balderas, who can’t seek re-election because of term limits and is running for attorney general.