Candidates file for county spots

QCS Staff Three county positions will have some type of competition during the primary stage, as candidates filed for six elected offices Tuesday at the Quay County Courthouse. Ballot positions were drawn at 5 p.m. at the courthouse, with candidates drawing capsules. Each capsule included a number for a place on the ballot. No more […]

Parties hosting pre-primary nominations

QCS Staff Nominating conventions are taking place today in Albuquerque for both the state’s Democratic and Republican parties. In each case, candidates must receive 20 percent of the delegate votes cast for their respective offices in order to appear on the June 6 primary ballot. The Republican Party of New Mexico will be holding its […]

Calling city candidates

Staff reports Filing day for the Tucumcari Municipal Election will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday in the office of the city clerk, 215 E. Center St., according to a release from the city of Tucumcari. Anyone interested in filing a declaration of candidacy for City Commission districts four or five […]

Super search winding down

By David Irvin: FREEDOM NEWSPAPER Clovis Municipal Schools have scheduled a special board meeting for April 21 to discuss the five superintendent finalists and, hopefully, come to a consensus, Board President Terry Martin said on Monday. Board members are finishing their interviews with the candidates this week. “I am impressed with each one that we […]

Elections now not like the past

Lynn Moncus Most people I have listened to of late have stated rather strongly that they will be pleased when the election is over because they are tired of hearing all the mudslinging and even more tired of the many phone calls that have interrupted their lives. Maybe just those of us who are over […]

Amistad Charter School sponsosrs political forum

Amistad Charter School is sponsoring an ice cream social and pie auction at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, to provide an opportunity for the public to meet the political candidates for Northeastern New Mexico. The candidates will begin speaking at 7 p.m. with the pie auction immediately following. Each candidate will have five to seven […]

GOP members dine, meet candidates

TV Hagenah Nearly 50 people gathered at the GOP “Meet the Candidates Bean Feed” Saturday evening at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Candidates as diverse as those seeking Quay County Commissioner seats all the way up to those seeking state representative and state senate seats were present and asked to speak. Each candidate present, whether Republican […]

Dems anticipate caucus

TV Hagenah According to representatives of the Democratic Party in Quay County, they are looking forward to Tuesday, Feb. 3 which will be the first ever Democratic caucus in New Mexico. “It’s very important for Democrats,” said the county chair of the Democratic Party in Quay County Ron Wilmot. “It’s important for them to vote […]

Pipline information seen as ‘critical’

Mike Linn The Republican Party of Quay County met Tuesday evening in Tucumcari to select delegates to the state Republican Pre-Primary Nominating Convention in Alburquerque on Mar. 6. Three delegates, “Scooter” Mitchell, Tucumcari, Sam Morrow, Logan and Travis Nelson, Nara Visa, were selected to attend the nominating convention. The purpose of the Nominating Convention in […]

Republicans select Quay Delegates

William Thompson The Republican Party of Quay County met Tuesday evening in Tucumcari to select delegates to the state Republican Pre-Primary Nominating Convention in Alburquerque on Mar. 6. Three delegates, “Scooter” Mitchell, Tucumcari, Sam Morrow, Logan and Travis Nelson, Nara Visa, were selected to attend the nominating convention. The purpose of the Nominating Convention in […]