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June 5 primary

Debra Haaland wins Democratic House primary in New Mexico, could become first Native American congresswoman

Debra Haaland has won the Democratic nomination for New Mexico's 1st congressional district, and if she is victorious in November, she will become the first Native American congresswoman.

Haaland, the former leader of the New Mexico Democratic Party, finished ahead of former prosecutor Damon Martinez and former law professor Antoinette Sedillo Lopez. Haaland will go up against former Republican state lawmaker Janice Arnold-Jones and Libertarian Lloyd Princeton in the general election.