From the Office of the Governor:
SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday appointed Steven McCutcheon II to the District 42 Senate seat.
McCutcheon is a native of Carlsbad, New Mexico. He served on the Eddy County Commission from 2018 to 2022. He is also a rancher and businessman.
He has been married to his wife, Lisa, for 12 years and they have 4 children.
The District 42 seat was vacated in August upon the retirement of Sen. Gay Kernan. McCutcheon’s term begins immediately and ends after the next general election.