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DAN’s guide to the 2023 municipal election


Following the retirement of Councilor Isaac Benton (DAN, 3/24/23) a City Council seat covering Greater Downtown, the North Valley, and part of the Westside is open. Here is what we know about the declared candidates and potential candidates:

  • Joaquin Baca, the MRGCD board member and ABQCore Neighborhood Association president, is running (DAN, 4/3/23).
  • Moisés González, a board member of the EDo and Huning Highland neighborhood associations, is running (DAN, 5/1/23).
  • Loretta Naranjo Lopez, the president of the Santa Barbara Martíneztown Neighborhood Association, is running (DAN, 5/3/23).

City election information is here.