‘Breaking Bad’ actor wins county primary election in same town as show

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM - A 'Breaking Bad' actor may be starring in another role in New Mexico, this time as a politician.

Steven Michael Quezada, who played "Steven Gomez" on the hit show, won the Democratic primary for a seat on the Bernalillo County Commission in Albuquerque, the same town where the AMC television show was filmed.

Quezada has at least some experience in politics, he's the secretary of the Albuquerque Public Schools Board.

Funding for early education, fixing behavioral health systems, and providing high-paying jobs are at the top of his political agenda.

As for the general election this fall, Quezada will face his Republican opponent Patricia Paiz.

Though he played second fiddle to Hank on 'Breaking Bad,' perhaps "Gomie" will get to call the shots in his hometown in real life.