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Governor Martinez, New Mexico

Posted on the 30 August 2011 by Mikeb302000
by way of Governors Journal:

Straight Shooter

By GoJo Staff on August 30, 2011 One week after selling the state’s jet for $2.5 million, New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez(R) may have found another way to cut expenses.
Does she really need a security detail? Not now. And perhaps not ever. Martinez has just re-qualified for her concealed carry permit with a perfect score. And in a video sure to go viral, she’s posted her test results on You Tube. Take that Governor Perry.
From the New Mexico Independent,

Martinez posts video of her perfect score on concealed-carry permit renewal exams

Gov. Susana Martinez successfully renewed her concealed-carry permit, and tweeted a YouTube video to prove it.
According to her staff, she scored 100 percent with .38 and .45 caliber handguns. She still carries a handgun, even with a security detail. She originally got the permit in 2009. Texas Gov. Rick Perry also has a concealed-carry permit, but declined to tell Politico’s Ben Smith whether he was packing heat on the campaign trail.

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