County are open until 7 p.m.
There are a number of races of local interest.
Incumbent District 35 State Senator Democrat John Arthur Smith of Deming is facing Republican Russell Allen of Las Cruces.
Incumbent District 32 State Representative Democrat Dona Irwin is challenged by Republican Thomas Guerra.
Democrat Francesca Estevez is facing Republican George Zsoka for the position of Sixth Judicial District Attorney.
Democrat Jennifer DeLaney is facing Republican Jarod Hofacket for the position of Sixth Judicial District Court Judge.
Incumbent Luna County District Three Commissioner Javier Diaz, a Democrat, has two opponents: Republican Philip Skinner and Independent Martha Long.
And on the ballot unopposed are Democrat Andrea Rodriguez for Luna County Clerk, and incumbent Democrat Dora Madrid for Luna County Treasurer.
Just over one-third of Luna County’s registered voters had cast ballots for today’s 2012 general election prior to the polls opening this morning.
Luna County Clerk Karen Smyer said 34% – or 3,670 registered voters – had taken advantage of early and absentee voting by the time the polls closed Saturday. Luna County has 12,612 registered voters.
And we encourage you to tune in this evening.We’ll be broadcasting election results on
KDEM-FM-94.3 and KOTS-AM-1230 as soon as they are made available to us.
Our election coverage is sponsored by Deming Realty Company, First New Mexico Bank, State Representative Dona Irwin and Tamara Hurt, CPA.