County changing polling venues

QCS staff County Clerk Ellen White said a change of voting centers should result in $6,000 savings for the county. A change of location for the voting centers in Tucumcari for the 2012 primary election will save $6,000 said Quay County clerk Ellen White. White said citizens who live in Precincts 6-12 will all vote [...]

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 [...]

Absentee voting continues until March 2

QCS staff Absentee voting for the March 6, 2012, regular Municipal Election began on Tuesday and will end on March 2. Voters wishing to vote by Absentee may request an application to vote by absentee by calling the City Clerk’s office a 461-3451 or email at cityclerk@cityoftucumcari.com. The application will be mailed to your address. [...]

Candidate filings

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

Voting opens for school board elections

The Quay County Clerk’s Office will be conducting the school district elections for Tucumcari, House, Logan and San Jon.

Clerk: Voter turnout high

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QCSun Staff More than 53 percent of Quay County residents turned out at the polls for the 2010 midterm election, according to Quay County Clerk Ellen White. “These numbers are very high for a midterm election,” White said. Of the 5,700 voters, 3,044 casted their ballot for Tuesday’s election. “Overall, I think that New Mexico [...]

County clerk hosting voter registration drive

QCS staff A voter registration drive is being conducted by the Quay County clerk’s office through May 4. Anyone who will be 18 before the primary election on June 1 can register to vote. New Mexico requires voters be registered with a major political party to be eligible to vote in the primary election. A [...]

Police chief vacancy draws 10 applicants

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun City officials are planning to create a committee to review a list of 10 applicants for Tucumcari’s chief of police. City Manager Bobbye Rose said the intent is to narrow the list down to finalists in about a week. Deadline for applications was March 5, said City Clerk Christine [...]

Three file in Dsitrict 3

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County District 3 Commissioner will be the only contested race in the June 1 primary election. Quay County Clerk Ellen White closed the filing for the primary election at 5 p.m. Tuesday. “This is going to be a good election,” White said. District 3 County Commissioner and Chairman [...]

Press release: Quay County voter registration deadlines and election information

PRESS RELEASE QUAY COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE