Ant Thornton

The Next Lt. Governor

My name is Ant Thornton, and I’m running to become the next Lieutenant Governor of our beautiful state.

I’m running because the corruption in Michelle Lujan Grisham’s administration is out of control.

I’ve spent my life working as an aerospace engineer — but I don’t think you have to be a rocket scientist to see that Democratic policies have failed and wrecked our state.

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Dr. Thornton and his wife Glenna live in the East Mountains of Albuquerque where they are active in their local community and church. He has served on a number of Boards and supports local charitable activities including the East Mountain High School Foundation. He also spent 7 years as a Naval Reservist.

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The Supreme Court’s ruling today is a victory for federalism, and means that the power has been returned to the people of the states, where it belongs.

MLG’s radical views on abortion up to the moment of birth are extreme and out of step with the majority of New Mexicans. When we defeat her in November, we have an opportunity to pass more moderate legislation on abortion AND to pursue policies that genuinely support mothers and families.
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Post-Primary Analysis:

Lt. Governor Race - Final Votes:
Ant Thornton 64,314 (59.7%)
Peggy Muller-Aragon 43,362 (40.3%)

Ant Thornton won 26 of the 33 counties in NM. In the seven counties where I lost (Socorro, McKinley, Rio Arriba, Taos, Mora, San Miguel, and Guadalupe) , I lost by a cumulative total of only 600 votes.

Overall, not a bad showing. The key concern is that we had only 25% of registered voters turn out to vote. If we want to win in November, we need to do much better in our Get Out The Vote efforts.
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On July 6, we are having a FUNdraiser in the East Mountains of Bernalillo County at RIBS BBQ to prepare for the general election. While we are serious about the issues facing New Mexico, we can still have fun while campaigning. Don't forget to bring your checkbooks...

To secure your spot, RSVP to:
secure.anedot.com/ant-thornton/bbq-with-ant-thornton
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On July 6, we are having a FUNdraiser in the East Mountains of Bernalillo County at RIBS BBQ to prepare for the general election. While we are serious about the issues facing New Mexico, we can still have fun while campaigning. Dont forget to bring your checkbooks... 

To secure your spot, RSVP to: 
https://secure.anedot.com/ant-thornton/bbq-with-ant-thornton

Why do we continue putting up with this?
Unemployment in NM will improve when the current Governor is added to the list of unemployed this November.The White House just reminded us that Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and the Democratic Party of New Mexico policies are keeping our state dead last in unemployment AGAIN.

Vote Mark Ronchetti for Governor!
Ant Thornton for LT Gov
Jeremy Gay for A.G

#RNHA #RNHANM #NMPOL
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Why do we continue putting up with this?
Unemployment in NM will improve when the current Governor is added to the list of unemployed this November.

We need to STOP being satisfied with the status quo in New Mexico's education system... what we have been doing the last 20+ years isn't working. How do I know? Seventy percent (70%) of our kids cannot read at grade level and eighty percent (80%) of our kids cannot do math at grade level. Our current Governor has no interest in improving student outcomes... however, YOU as PARENTS should have an interest in preparing your children to be productive members in society. ... See MoreSee Less

This past Saturday, for the 1st time in over two years, we went with another couple to a movie theater to watch “Top Gun: Maverick”!

Excellent, fun, exciting and entertaining movie. I highly recommend it. No “wokeness”, just solid, raw, patriotic feelings throughout.

Given that I used to work at the Skunk Works in Palmdale, CA, I was jazzed up to see their concept for a hypersonic aircraft (the successor to the SR-71 Blackbird)… which by the way is under serious consideration by the aerospace engineers within their Advanced Development Programs, brought to life on screen. My work at Sandia and initially at the Skunk Works was in hypersonic vehicle analysis.

Fun times…
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The night of the primary election (June 7th), after we learned that we had won the GOP nomination, Glenna and I took a picture with GR-ANT (Grasshopper/ Ant).

Yes we were elated but also exhausted. Thank you all again for all of your support to get us to this point.
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The night of the primary election (June 7th), after we learned that we had won the GOP nomination, Glenna and I took a picture with GR-ANT (Grasshopper/ Ant). 

Yes we were elated but also exhausted. Thank you all again for all of your support to get us to this point.
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