2013 Albuquerque mayoral election

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Albuquerque mayoral election, 2013

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  Mayor Richard J. Berry first photo.jpg Pete dinelli.jpg
Candidate Richard J. Berry Pete Dinelli
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 48,008 20,248
Percentage 68.10% 28.72%

Mayor before election

Richard J. Berry
Republican

Elected Mayor

Richard J. Berry [1]
Republican

The Albuquerque mayoral election of 2013 occurred on October 8, 2013. The candidate that garnered more than 50% of the vote was elected Mayor. Otherwise, the two candidates with the most votes would advance to a runoff, scheduled for November 19, 2013. The election is officially nonpartisan but candidates receive support and endorsements from their respective parties or affiliated organizations.

Incumbent Republican Mayor Richard J. Berry ran for re-election to a second term in office, and won the election with 68% of the vote.

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Withdrawn[edit]

  • Margaret Aragon de Chavez, former First Lady of Albuquerque (endorsed Pete Dinelli)[4] (Voter registration: Democratic)

Declined[edit]

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Richard J.
Berry (R)
Pete
Dinelli (D)
Paul
Heh (R)
Undecided
SurveyUSA May 14–17, 2013 501 ± 4.4% 59% 17% 9% 15%

Results[edit]

Albuquerque open mayoral election, 2013
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard J. Berry 48,008 68.12
Democratic Pete Dinelli 20,248 28.73
Republican Paul Heh 2,217 3.15
Total votes 70,473 100.00


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-10. Retrieved 2013-10-09.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Carr, Will (6 January 2013). "Pete Dinelli to run for Albuquerque mayor". Koat.com. Archived from the original on 29 June 2013. Retrieved 25 May 2013.
  3. ^ McKay, Dan (19 April 2013). "Retired Police Officer Enters Mayor's Race". ABQ Journal. Retrieved 25 May 2013.
  4. ^ McKay, Dan (19 April 2013). "Aragon de Chavez drops out of mayor's race". ABQ Journal. Retrieved 25 May 2013.
  5. ^ a b Ramirez, Chris (1 March 2013). "Denish announces she won't run for ABQ mayor". Kob.com. Retrieved 25 May 2013.