New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez (R), a regular name on vice presidential shortlists, says she's not interested in the job.
After Mitt Romney listed Martinez among a number of governors that might make good running makes should he get the nomination, Martinez's office said the governor had no interest in joining whoever wins the 2012 Republican nomination for president.
"She has no interest in serving as vice president and will not be a candidate for the position," Martinez spokesman Scott Darnell said in a statement according to the Santa Fe New Mexican on Friday.
Earlier on Friday, Romney listed Martinez alongside Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, and Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour as good candidates for the number two spot on the Republican presidential ticket should he get the nomination.
Listing Martinez's name was nothing new. The New Mexico governor has regularly made it on speculative vice presidential shortlists.