Filing date set for Quay County elections

QCS staff Candidates for Quay County commissioner for Districts 1 and 2, Quay County clerk and Quay County treasurer must file their declaration for candidacy between 9 a.m and 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Quay County Clerk’s Office located at 300 S. Third St. A prospective candidate must be a registered voter in the district [...]

District 3 city commissioner candidates Q&A

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Editor’s note: The following candidates are running for the four-year term of city commissioner for District 3. Candidates for the seat include incumbent James L. Witcher, Daniel Lopez and George Aragon. Candidates were asked the same questions and asked to keep their responses to 100 words or less. The municipal election is March 6. Early [...]

Candidate filings

QCS staff The following candidates filed Tuesday for the March 6 election, according to City Clerk Christine Dougherty. District 1: •

Mesalands chooses five presidential candidates

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Logan School Board candidates weigh in on education

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Thomas Garcia Two candidates have filled to run for Position 1 of the Logan School Board as incumbent Cinda Barber will not seek re-election. “It was a personal decision not to seek re-election,” said Barber. “My oldest child is graduating this year. I felt it was time for someone to give it a go.” Barber [...]

School board candidates announced

Ellen White Tuesday was the last day for filing for Quay County school board candidates. Belowis a list of those candidates. Only one race is contested; however, all districts have a bond question so there will be an election Feb. 1.

Mesalands board finalizes presidential profile

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Russell Anglin The Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees spent more than two hours Monday evening with Mesalands President Phillip O. Barry and Association of Community Colleges Trustees consultant Wayne Newton finalizing a presidential profile that lists the challenges and opportunities the next Mesalands president should be prepared to face. The profile also outlines “ideal [...]

Comments from the Canyons: Candidates with ‘personal touch’ appealing

Lynn Moncus By this time of year, most of us are becoming a little tired of listening to and watching politicians bashing each other. As we watch their behavior, we wonder if we really want them to represent us in any office, but we have to remember that freedom of speech allows them to speak [...]

Attorney general candidates discuss open government

Lieutenant governor candidates respond with essays

Primary elections are June 1 in New Mexico. The state has three Republican candidates running for lieutenant governor. Five Democrats are seeking the post. We recently invited all to write a 300-word response to the question: How will you make New Mexicans’ lives better as lieutenant governor? Democrats Brian Colon, Lawrence Rael and Gerald Ortiz [...]