2013 Albuquerque mayoral election
|Elections in New Mexico|
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.
- Richard J. Berry, incumbent Mayor (Voter registration: Republican)
- Pete Dinelli, former City Councilman, former Albuquerque Public Safety Director (Voter registration: Democratic)
- Paul Heh, retired policeman (Voter registration: Republican)
- Margaret Aragon de Chavez, former First Lady of Albuquerque (endorsed Pete Dinelli) (Voter registration: Democratic)
- Diane Denish, former Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico, nominee for Governor of New Mexico in 2010 (Voter registration: Democratic)
- Ken Sanchez, City Councilman (Voter registration: Democratic)
|SurveyUSA||May 14–17, 2013||501||± 4.4%||59%||17%||9%||15%|
|Republican||Richard J. Berry||48,008||68.12|
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