David Finger Wins 5th Judicial District Seat

The secretary of state’s office is reporting that Republican David Finger has defeated Democrat challenger and incumbent Eileen Riordan for the 5th Judicial District Court Division 1 seat. Riordan was appointed to the position last year and had previously served 25 years as Carlsbad city attorney, while Finger, from Lovington, has been a Lea County magistrate judge since 2011.