Mescalero Apache Nation elects Danny Breuninger as president

The Mescalero Apache Nation of New Mexico elected Danny Breuninger Sr. as president.

Breuninger defeated Ben Martinez by a vote of 697 to 476, The Ruidoso News reported.

Gabe Aguilar won election as vice president. He defeaed incumbent Sandra Platero by a vote of 611 to 568.

Voters also elected four council members.

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