Dona Ana County District Attorney Announces Run For Governor

Dona Ana County District Attorney Announces Run For Governor

POSTED: Friday, July 17, 2009 - 9:47pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 9:29pm

Dona Ana County District Attorney Susana Martinez announced some ambitious political plans. Martinez will officially be running for the Governor of New Mexico.

NewsChannel 9 was there Friday afternoon as the Republican made her announcement. Martinez spoke in front of large group of supporters at a Las Cruces Mexican restaurant. During her speech she touched on several issues including her goals for the state and local reputation.

For Martinez, competing for a higher level of political power is something she's dreamed of for years. During her speech Martinez focused on several issues she plans to tackle as governor. They include border security, improving education and helping to open doors for business owners.

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