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New Mexico gubernatorial hopeful accused of misconduct
New Mexico gubernatorial hopeful accused of misconduct
New Mexico gubernatorial hopeful accused of misconduct
New Mexico gubernatorial hopeful accused of misconduct
New Mexico gubernatorial hopeful accused of misconduct
New Mexico gubernatorial hopeful accused of misconduct

New Mexico gubernatorial hopeful accused of misconduct

News Capital - 2017-12-20

Democrat running for governor of New Mexico is accused of drunkenly trying to kiss woman during a wiffleball tournament - but he claims his opponent is behind 'false' story. A political supporter of Democratic New Mexico gubernatorial candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham on Tuesday accused a male candidate of trying to kiss her on the mouth at a social event. Marianna Anaya, of Albuquerque, said that Democrat Jeff Apodaca, who is running for governor of New Mexico, attempted to give her a kiss earlier this year at a whiffle ball game in Santa Fe that brought together staff from the Democratic Party and the American Federation of Teachers. 'While shaking hands after the game, Jeff -- who I didn't know was Jeff at the time -- came up to me totally smelling of beer and tried to kiss me on the lips,' she said. Apodaca campaign spokesman Eric J. Martinez called the allegation absolutely false and an attempt to divert attention from claims that Lujan Grisham discriminated against a transgender intern.