M. Garcia asked for a question months before the November elections. New Mexico court to bar Mr. Peña from appearing on the ballot because of the convictions, according to The Albuquerque Journal. The court ruled in Mr. Peña’s favorAccording to the court, a law in state that prohibits felons holding office without being pardoned or repealed by the governor is unconstitutional.

The police confirmed Monday that they would continue their investigation into the shootings.

Kyle Hartsock, deputy commander of the Police Department’s homicide unit, said on Monday that the police “have somebody who is involved inside this conspiracy who is talking to police.” That person, he said, helped confirm that Mr. Peña was at the Jan. 3 shooting.

Mr. Hartsock said that Mr. Peña had hired others to carry out at least two of the shootings, and that Mr. Peña had texted the addresses of the shootings, in One case was opened just hours prior to the shooting. Continued investigation will be required. “more warrants and interviewing more persons,” Herr Hartsock stated.

“We’re not at the end yet,” He added.

Police said in Their statement that the search warrants had been executed Monday “at the home of two of the men who were allegedly paid” by Mr. Peña.

Mr. Peña’s arrest comes amid a recent increase in Threats and attacks on elected officials of both parties are yet another example of the danger facing elected officials in The United States is facing increasing violence from political speech. in-person confrontation.

A man with an armed weapon showed up at the Seattle residence of Pramila Jayapal several times last year and was accused of stalking. A visitor smashed a storm window at Senator Susan Collins’s home in Bangor, Maine. An intruder entered the San Francisco residence of Nancy Pelosi. He attacked Paul Pelosi with a knife.

But Mr. Peña’s case is different, at least in He was part of the reason, as he had only been a candidate in political elections for a couple weeks. New Mexico Shootings were held.