ALBUQUERQUE, NM, Feb. 2, 2021 – Eddy Aragon, candidate to replace Deb Haaland to represent New Mexico’s first congressional district, today announced the launch of his campaign website,, and that he is taking donations online.

“We have high expectations for fundraising,” Aragon said. “Not only because I have more name awareness than any other announced candidate from any party, but also because I will outwork everyone on the phones.”

Aragon, owner and host of Albuquerque radio station KIVA (ABQ.FM / 1600 AM / and popularly known as “The Rock of Talk,” said his experience attracting advertisers to his radio station, in addition to his background in commercial real estate, will give him a leg up in asking for donations.

“I have no problem asking people for money,” Aragon said. “Despite this being a short special election, we expect to raise $4-5 million for this campaign.”

Aragon said that in two days of making calls to donors, he already has received pledges totaling in the high five figures.