Local election briefs

White to run for Quay County Clerk
Ellen White, Quay County Clerk has announced her candidacy for re-election as Quay County Clerk in the June 3 Primary Election. White is a life-long resident of Quay County and has been the Quay County Clerk since January 2005. She served as Chief Deputy Clerk from January 1998 until she was elected clerk.
White said she looks forward to having the opportunity to run for re-election and continuing her service to the people of Quay County.

Tucumcair municipal election schedule
Jan. 15: Deadline for candidates to file Affidavit of Withdrawal of Candidacy
Jan. 22: Write-in candidate filing day.
Jan. 29: First day absentee ballots may be mailed to voters.
Feb. 5: Deadline for declared write-in candidates to file Affidavit of Withdrawal.
Feb. 5: Voter registration closes at 5 p.m. (1-4-8)
Feb. 6: First day absentee ballots may be cast in person on paper ballot.
Feb. 13: First day of absentee voting on voting machine in Clerk’s Office
Feb. 27: Election School for precinct workers. 2 p.m. at City Commission Chambers
Feb. 29: By 5 p.m. all absentee and federal ballots must be mailed.
Last day to cast absentee ballots in person on paper or on a machine.
Last day to issue replacement ballots.
By 5 p.m. deadline for candidates to file a petition for appointment of a
challenger, and alternates for each polling place.
March 4: Election Day
7 a.m. polls open and close at 7:00 p.m.