Rio Rancho resident Edward W. Lovato has formally announced that he will run for the Democratic nomination to become the next Sandoval County probate judge.
“My aim is to improve the quality of service and efficiency of the probate court,” Lovato said. “I know the primary duty of any probate judge is to serve the public, and that’s what I intend to do.”
Lovato, a Rio Rancho estate-planning attorney, graduated from the University New Mexico School of Law and is a Marine Corps veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan. He lives in Rio Rancho with his wife, Jessica, and their two children.
The Democratic primary will be held on June 7, 2022, and the election is Nov. 8, 2022.
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